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28th-29th April 2015: "Dante lettore di commenti. Problemi di esegesi e mediazione culturale (a 750 anni dalla nascita del poeta)". An International Seminar co-organised by Ca' Foscari University of Venice Department of Humanities and PhD of Italian Studies, in collaboration with Italian Studies at the University of Warwick, the AHRC-funded project "Dante and Late Medieval Florence: Theology in Poetry, Practice and Society", the Dante journal "L'Alighieri", and Angelo Longo Editore.

26th March 2015: "Leonardo and Dante" at RSA 2015 (Berlin). Organization of two sessions:

9th April 2014: Seminar: "The Representation of Space in Dante's Commedia and in its Earliest Manuscripts" at Italian Studies at Notre Dame.

3rd April 2014: Seminar "Mendicant Schools and Philosophy in Dante's Florence" at Italian Studies at Notre Dame.

14th February 2014: Percorsi danteschi, a one-day workshop in Warwick Venice, organized in the context of the AHRC project "Dante and Late Medieval Florence: Theology in Poetry, Practice and Society".

2012: international seminar series ‘The Mendicant Orders and Literature in Italy (13th-14th centuries)’, held at the University of Leeds in partnership with the Leeds Centre for Dante Studies, and financed by the British Academy through the Newton International Fellowship Scheme. The series aimed to provide a general and systematic overview of the origins of Italian literature from the point of view of its relation to the Mendicant Orders, primarily the Franciscan and the Dominican Orders.



Conference Organisation


Percorsi danteschi tra Firenze e Bologna
AHRC Project “Dante and Late Medieval Florence: Theology in Poetry, Practice and Society”

The event is fully booked. We regret to inform that we are no longer accepting registrations.

Introduzione
9.30 - 9.45

Simon Gilson (University of Warwick) and Matthew Treherne (University of Leeds)

Prima Sessione: Biblioteche mendicanti nella Firenze di Dante
9.45 - 10.30

Giuseppina Brunetti (Università di Bologna) - Sonia Gentili (Università di Roma ‘La Sapienza’)

I libri dei frati a Firenze (secc. XIII-XIV): approfondimenti e prospettive di ricerca

10.30 - 10.45 Discussione

coffee break

Seconda Sessione: Dante e Bologna

11.00-11.25

Luciano Gargan (Università di Pavia)

Dante, la sua biblioteca e lo Studio di Bologna

11.25-11.50

Mirko Tavoni (Università di Pisa)

Bologna dal "De vulgari eloquentia" al "Purgatorio"

11.50 - 12.30 Discussione

pranzo

Terza Sessione: Dalla "Consolatio" al "Convivio"
14.00 - 14.25

Luca Lombardo (Università di Venezia 'Ca' Foscari')

La "Consolatio" di Dante: attraverso gli occhi degli antichi commentatori

14.25 - 14.50

Gianfranco Fioravanti (Università di Pisa)

Ancora sull'allegoria nel "Convivio": teoria e prassi

coffee break

15.15-16.00 Discussione

Discussants:
Saverio Bellomo, Francesco Bruni, Luciano Cinelli, Alessio Cotugno, Teresa De Robertis, Claudio Giunta, Giuseppe Ledda, Mira Veronica Mocan, Eugenio Refini, Neslihan Senocak, Michelangelo Zaccarello

14 February 2014


Warwick in Venice
Palazzo Pesaro-Papafava
Calle de la Rachetta
Cannaregio 3764
30121 Venezia
Italy / Italia

Further information on the location can be found on the Warwick in Venice website