Meeting 22 Paradiso 1-3

Woodcut for Canto 5 of Paradiso from the St Andrews Library Special Collections’ copy of the Sessa brothers 1596 folio edition of the Commedia

Woodcut for Canto 5 of Paradiso from the St Andrews Library Special Collections’ copy of the Sessa brothers 1596 folio edition of the Commedia

Friday 8th April 2016

Lower College Hall, St Salvator’s Quad, North St, St Andrews

Free entry, open to the public

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09.45  Welcome and Introduction to Paradiso – Dr Robert Wilson (University of St Andrews)

10.15 – Rare Book display – The Special Collections Division of the University Library will display some of its Dante-related holdings.

11.00 – Paradiso Canto I – Professor Robin Kirkpatrick (University of Cambridge)

12.10 – Lunch Break

13.30 – Paradiso Canto II – Dr Claudia Rossignoli (University of St Andrews)

14.40 – Break

15.00 – Paradiso Canto III – Professor Emilio Pasquini (Università di Bologna)

16.10 – Break

16.20 – 17.15 – Round table discussion – all speakers, with questions from the audience.