Research Activities, 2015-2016

Programme of Research Events in the Department of Italian, 2015-2016

Provisional and partial programme (check back for updates of the full programme)

Research Events, 2015-2016

Semester 1

Tuesday, 15 September, 17.00: O'Rahilly Building (ORB) G.27

Italian Pasta Foodscapes: A Geographical Reading

Prof. Davide Papotti (Università di Parma)


Friday, 18 September, 16.00: ORB G.27

Translating Leopardi's Zibaldone

Prof. Michael Caesar (University of Birmingham)


19-24 October XV edizione della Settimana della Lingua Italiana nel Mondo: "Italiano della musica, musica dell'italiano"

Wednesday, 21 October, 17.00: Boole 6

A 'Concert' of Paintings in Renaissance Italy

Dr Bláithín Hurley (UCC)


Friday, 4 December, time and venue tbc

Ad astra per aspera: a reading of Dante's Commedia

An event organized to mark the end of the year in which we have celebrated the 750th anniversary of the birth of Dante Alighieri. On Friday, 27 November, Inferno will be read in the National Gallery, Dublin. On 4 December, UCC's Department of Italian will host and organize the reading of Purgatorio. The third cantica of the Commedia, Paradiso, will be read in the Chapel of Trinity College Dublin on Friday, 11 December.

Department of Italian


First Floor Block A West, O' Rahilly Building, University College Cork, Ireland