Meeting 21 Dante and English

Parliament Hall, St Andrews
Friday 25th September 2015
Free entry, open to the public

Vellutello Inferno canto 1 woodcut from the St Andrews Library Special Collections’ copy of the Sessa brothers 1596 folio edition of the Commedia

Vellutello Inferno canto 1 woodcut from the St Andrews Library Special Collections’ copy of the Sessa brothers 1596 folio edition of the Commedia

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9.45 – Introduction and welcome –
Dr Robert Wilson (University of St Andrews)

10.00 Dante and Chaucer
Dr Kenneth Clarke (University of York)

11.00 Break

11.20 Vulgar Italian in Sixteenth-Century England
Professor Neil Rhodes (University of St Andrews)

12.20 Lunch Break

14.10 Dante and the Exiles of the Regency
Dr Will Bowers (University of Newcastle)

15.10 Break

15.30 Modern Dante translation, from Temple Classics to Penguin Classics
Professor Nick Havely (University of York)

16.30 Break

17.00 – 18.00 – Round table discussion – all speakers