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Dante Lecture Series 2014

16 Jan 2014
Dante Lecture Series 2014


The Department of Italian and the School of Languages, Literatures and Cultures UCC are pleased to announce a fourth series of five public lectures on the great Italian poet Dante Alighieri.

All Lectures will be in English.

Tues January 21 – Dr Daragh O’Connell (UCC) – ‘Denti Alligator: The Dantification of Popular Culture’

Tues January 28 – Dr Robert Wilson (St Andrews) – ‘Dante’s Original Sins’

Tues February 4 – Prof Simon Gilson (Warwick) - 'Criticizing Dante in Sixteenth-Century Italy'

Tues February 11 – Dr Jason Harris (UCC) – ‘Reversing Dante: from the Vulgar to the Vulgate Tongue’

Tues February 18 – Prof Anna Chahoud (TCD) – ‘Words Like Burning Coals: Amor, Dante and Virgil’

VENUE: All lectures will take place at 7.30 pm in BOOLE LECTURE THEATRE 1

TIME: 7.30pm


This year in tandem with the series the Irish artist Liam Ó Broin will also be exhibiting his Dante Alighieri Inferno (a suite of 34 Lithographs) in the Boole Library here in UCC. The launch for the exhibition  is  6.00 pm, Tuesday 21 January 2014 –  UCC Library

The exhibition will run until the 28th March 2012 and is in partnership with the UCC Library

School of Languages, Literatures & Cultures

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