Medieval Seminars

2013-2014

October 11, 2013 - Marco Veglia (Università di Bologna): Decameron 1.3.

April 4, 2014 - Beatrice Arduini (University of Washington): "The Invention of Dante's Convivio: The Creation of a Cultural Icon."

April 5, 2013 - Roberto Rea (Università di Roma Tor Vergata): "'Unus Philosophus alterpoeta'. Archaelogy of a Friendship."

 

2015-2016

October 2, 2015 - Francesco Bausi (Università della Calabria): "L'amore Perfetto. II Decameron fra Andrea Cappellano e Dante". 

November 13, 2015 - Mirko Tavoni (Università di Pisa): "Dante 'Imagining' His Journey through the Afterlife."

January 29, 2016 - Susanna Barsella (Fordham University): "The Garden of Arts. Techne and Grace in Boccaccio's Comedia delle ninfe fiorentine."

May 13, 2016 - Francesco Ciabattoni (Georgetown University): "Music from the Otherworld: Notes on and from Dante's Commedia."

May 25, 2016 - Gaia Gubbini (Freie Universität di Berlino): "L'intreccio fra conoscenze filosofico-mediche e lirica italiana: dalle Origini a Petrarca". 

 

2016-2017

November 11, 2016 - Federico Canaccini (Università di Bari): "Guelfi e Ghibellini"

 

2018-2019

September 14, 2018 - Andrea Robiglio (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven): "Bartolo da Sassoferrato and Dante's Canzone Le dolci rime"

November 2, 2018 - Alessandro Vettori (Rutgers University): "Dante, Poverty, and the Donation of Constantine"

November 30, 2018 - Susanna Barsella (Fordham University): "Note angeliche nella Lettera a Cangrande"

February 22, 2019 - Julie Van Peteghem (Hunter College, CUNY): "Ovidian Ramifications: Cino, Dante, Petrarch"

March 15, 2019 - Paola Ureni (College of Staten Island, CUNY): ""From Medicine to Ethics: Complexio and other Forms of Harmony in Dante's Writing"

 

2019-2020

October 25, 2019 - Alessandro Vettori (Rutgers University): Presentation of his new book Dante's Prayerful Pilgrimage: Typologies of Prayer in the Comedy (Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2019)

November 22, 2019 -  Simone Marchesi (Princeton University): "Beyond Babel: Dante, Levi, Benjamin and the Language of Translation"

February 7, 2020 - Kristina Olson (George Mason University): "Dalla cintola in sù: Dante's Sartorial Poetics"

February 28, 2020 - A morning on Dante and Logic:

                                  Jenny Schiff (The Graduate Center, CUNY): "Lessons from a Translation of Dante's Canzone Le dolci rime into Formal Logic"

                                   Stefano Pelizzari (Università di Milano): "Intemptatas ab aliis ostendere veritates: Dante’s Use of Logic in the Monarchy"

 

2020-2021

October 23, 2020 - Matteo Pace 10/23/20 (Connecticut College):
“Giacomo and Guido: Two Notes on Medicine and Literature in Thirteenth-Century Italy”

March 19, 2021 - Grace Delmolino (University of California, Davis):
 “Reason, Maxims, and the Case of Boccaccio's Lady Lawyers”

April 23, 2021 - Julianna Visco (Princeton University):
 “Tools of Resistance: Simona and ’l fuso in Dec. IV.7”


2021-2022

October 1, 2021 - Beatrice Arduini (University of Washington):
“Schiavi domestici e servi della gleba nel tardo Medioevo italiano”

January 28, 2022 - Nassime Chida (Columbia University):
 “Montaperti’s Legacy in the Commedia

March 11, 2022 - Raymond Carlson (University of Oxford):
“Michelangelo’s Colossal Defeats”

April 29, 2022 - Christina Lopez (Columbia University):
 “Perilous Pleasures: Social Class and Erotic Desire in Boccaccio’s Questioni d’amore