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Convivio: Dante's Philosophical Treatise

An International Symposium; The Global Dante Project of New York

Morning at NYU (Casa Italiana);
Afternoon at COLUMBIA (Italian Academy).

Directors: Maria Luisa Ardizzone (NYU) & Teodolinda Barolini (Columbia)

PRESENTED BY NEW YORK UNIVERSITY: Department of Italian Studies; Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò; Medieval and Renaissance Center
IN COLLABORATION WITH COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY: Department of Italian; Italian Academy for Advanced Studies in America
WITH GENEROUS SUPPORT FROM: Banca Intesa Sanpaolo

Conference Details

Morning Session (9 am – 1 pm)
Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò, New York University
24 West 12th Street

9:00 Opening Remarks
Georgina Dopico, Dean of Humanities, NYU
David Forgacs, Chair, Dept. of Italian Studies, NYU
Stefano Albertini, Director, Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò, NYU
Karl Appuhn, Director, Medieval and Renaissance Center, NYU
Maria Luisa Ardizzone, Dept. of Italian Studies, NYU, & The Global Dante Project of New York

9:15 - 11:15 Panel I
Panel I Moderator: Jane Tylus, New York University
Andrea Mazzucchi, Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II: “Ornata appare d’alto dittato”: questioni ecdotiche e strategie retorico-discorsive nel Convivio*
Beatrice Arduini, University of Washington:From Fragment to Icon: The Tradition of Dante’s Convivio
Paolo Falzone, Università di Roma, La Sapienza: La filosofia nel Convivio: Un’idea multiforme*

11:15 - 11:30 Coffee Break

11:30 - 1:00 Panel II
Panel II Moderator: Alessandro Vettori, Rutgers University
Simon Gilson, University of Oxford: Science and Philosophy in the Convivio: Hierarchy, Cosmology, and Causality in Books 2 and 3 (and in the Commedia)
Maria Luisa Ardizzone, New York University: The Ethics of Doubt and the Method of Complementarity

1:00 - 3:00 Break: Conference moves to Columbia

Afternoon Session (3 pm – 6:30 pm)
Italian Academy, Columbia University
1161 Amsterdam Ave (just south of 118th St)

3:00 Opening Remarks
David Freedberg, Director, Italian Academy, Columbia University
Teodolinda Barolini, Dept. of Italian, Columbia University, & The Global Dante Project of New York

3:15 - 4:45: Panel III
Panel III Moderator: Paola Ureni, The City University of New York
Teodolinda Barolini, Columbia University: Society and Wealth Management: Convivio and Commedia
Zygmunt G. Barański, University of Notre Dame: ‘Sì come testimonia Virgilio’: Virgil in the Convivio*

4:45 - 5:00 Coffee Break

5:00 - 6:30 Panel IV
Panel IV Moderator: Donatella Stocchi, University of Rochester
Franziska Meier, Universität Göttingen: The Convivio – An Encyclopedic Text?
Albert Russell Ascoli, University of California, Berkeley: Confronting Textual Hybridity and Diachrony

*Presentation will be in Italian

Event Date 
Fri, Apr 6, 2018, 9:00 am
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