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Dublin Dante Summer School 2020

Date:

06/22/20


Dublin Dante Summer School 2020

Dublin Dante Summer School (DDSS)

Second Year: 22-26 June 2020

Journeying between Eternities: Dante’s Purgatorio

We are delighted to announce the launch of the second edition of the Dublin Dante Summer School (DDSS) which will run for another two years, June 2020 and June 2021. 2021 will then mark the anniversary of Dante’s death with a special edition of our School. The Dante Summer School based in Dublin is meant to attract national and international attention to the Italian language, literature and culture through the study and teaching of Dante’s Divine Comedy, one of the poetic masterworks of Western culture.

The Summer School will consist of 5 days with morning lectures and afternoon workshops held by internationally renowned scholars in the field of Dante studies and IIC, TCD, UCD members of staff. Students and scholars from Ireland, the UK, Europe and the US will participate, too. The theme of this year is Journeying between Eternities: Dante’s Purgatorio.

Programme

Monday 22nd June:

Registration and Opening event (details to be announced)

Tuesday 23rd June:

Trinity Centre for Literary and Cultural Translation, 36 Fenian Street, Dublin 2

11:00-13:00

Morning Lecture (in English)

Prof. Jelena Todorović (University of Wisconsin-Madison)

13:00-14:30

Lunch hosted by the Trinity Centre for Literary and Cultural Translation

14:30-16:30

Afternoon Workshop (in English) led by Prof. Jelena Todorović

18:30-20:00

Dante for Everyone – Encounters at the Italian Institute of Culture

David McWilliams in conversation with Catherine Dunne on “Politics, Power and Dante’s Purgatory”

Wednesday 24th June

Italian Institute of Culture, 11 Fitzwilliam Square East, Dublin 2

11:00-13:00

Morning Lecture (in English)

Prof. Stefano Carrai (Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa)

13:00-14:30

Lunch hosted by Italian Institute of Culture

14:30-16:30

Afternoon Workshop (in Italian) led by Prof. Stefano Carrai

18:30-20:00

Dante for Everyone – Encounters at the Italian Institute of Culture

Presentation of the book by Prof. Giulio Ferroni (Sapienza Università di Roma) L'Italia di Dante. Viaggio nel Paese della Commedia (Milan: La nave di Teseo, 2019)

Thursday 25th June

National University of Ireland, 49 Merrion Square, Dublin 2

11:00-13:00

Morning Lecture (in English)

Prof. Maria Luisa Ardizzone (New York University)

13:00-14:30

Lunch hosted by the National University of Ireland

14:30-16:30

Afternoon Workshop (in Italian) led by Prof. Maria Luisa Ardizzone

18:30-20:00

Dante for Everyone – Encounters at the Italian Institute of Culture

Performing Purgatorial Encounters” – event in Italian, presented by Edoardo Camurri.

Friday 26th June:

Trinity College Dublin, College Green, Dublin 2

11:00-13:00

Morning Lecture (in English)

Prof. Renzo Bragantini (Sapienza Università di Roma)

13:00-14:30

Lunch hosted by Trinity College Dublin

14:30-16:30

Afternoon Workshop (in Italian) led by Prof. Renzo Bragantini

18:30-20:00

Dante for Everyone (venue tba)

“From Dante to Beethoven, a concert from the heart of Europe”

(music by Liszt, Castelnuovo Tedesco and Beethoven)

Registration fees:

before 31.5.2020: €75

after 31.5.2020: €100

To register please use the link: https://sisweb.ucd.ie/usis/W_CR_DISPLAY.P_WEB_PAYMENT?p_linked=Y&p_rsrc_code=FIN279

Scholarships:

A number of scholarships will be available to cover registration fee, travel and accommodation expenses to attend the Dublin Dante Summer School.

The National University of Ireland (NUI) will offer a limited number of scholarships to current students or graduates of NUI constituent universities (that is, UCD, UCC, NUI Galway and Maynooth University).

UCD College of Arts and Humanities, UCD School of Languages, Cultures and Linguistics, and TCD School of Languages, Literatures and Cultural Studies will offer a limited number of scholarships to students coming from other universities and countries.

Scholarships will be assigned on a competitive basis. If you wish to be considered for a scholarship, please submit cover letter and CV no later than April 30, 2020 to: dublindanteschool@gmail.com .

Organizers:

Igor Candido (TCD), Francesco Lucioli (UCD), Renata Sperandio (IIC)

Dante School Officers:

Giulia Bonaldi, Gianluca Caccialupi, Cinzia Di Bucchianico, Anna Floridia

For information: dublindanteschool@gmail.com

The project has received collaboration and financial support from Dublin Unesco City of Literature, the Italian Institute of Culture and the Italian Embassy in Dublin, The National University of Ireland, TCD Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, TCD School of Languages, Literatures and Cultural Studies, Trinity Centre for Literary and Cultural Translation, UCD College of Arts and Humanities, UCD School of Languages, Cultures and Linguistics, The UCD Foundation for Italian Studies.

Information

Date: Da Monday, June 22, 2020 a Friday, June 26, 2020

Organised by : IIC, TCD, UCD

Admission : Free


Location:

Various

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