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Epistole, Ecloghe, Questio: Dante’s Epistles and His Latin Works of the Last Years

An International Symposium; The Global Dante Project of New York

POSTPONED


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 and Italian Academy for Advanced Studies in America

WITH GENEROUS SUPPORT FROM: Banca Intesa Sanpaolo

Conference Details

Morning Session (9 am – 12:30 pm)
Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò, New York University
24 West 12th Street

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

9:15-11:00: Panel I
Chair: Susanna Barsella, Fordham U.
Claudia Villa, Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa Restauro e nuove datazioni delle Epistole di Dante
John Took, University of London The Text as Testimony
Gabriella Albanese, Università di Pisa Pastorale dantesca: le “Egloge” alla luce della filologia interpretativa e di una lettura autobiografica

11:00-11:15: Coffee Break

11:15-12:30: Panel II
Chair: Julie Van Peteghem, CUNY
Maria Luisa Ardizzone, NYU “Veritatis amore...etiam odio falsitatis”, Science and Truth: A Transversal Reading of a Few Fragments of Dante’s Questio
Michele Rinaldi, Università della Campania “Non extra materiam naturalem”: For a Non-Fictional Interpretation of Dante’s Quaestio de aqua et terra

12:30-2:45: Break—The conference moves to Columbia

Afternoon Session (2:45 pm – 5:45 pm)
Italian Academy, Columbia University
1161 Amsterdam Ave (just south of 118th St)

2:45: Opening Remarks
David Freedberg, Director, Italian Academy, Columbia University
Teodolinda Barolini, Dept. of Italian, Columbia University & The Global Dante Project of New York

3:00-4:15: Panel III
Chair: Alessandro Vettori, Rutgers U.
Luca Azzetta, Università di Firenze “Secondo che scrisse l’autore medesimo a messer Cane della Scala”, L’Epistola a Cangrande: amicizia, isolamento e autocoscienza di un poeta visionario
Teodolinda Barolini, Columbia University “Utrum de passione in passionem possit anima transformari” (Ep. 3): Love and Compulsion between Epistola, Convivio, and Commedia

4:15-4:30: Coffee Break

4:30-5:45: Panel IV
Chair: Paola Ureni, CUNY
Jonathan Combs-Schilling, Ohio State U. A Member of No Flock: Revisiting (and Transcending) the decem vascula Debate
Paolo Pontari, Università di Pisa La datazione delle “Egloge” tra contesto storico e biografia dantesca

Event Date 
Fri, Apr 17, 2020, 9:00 am to 5:45 pm
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