Meeting 1

Canto 3

Woodcut for Canto 3 of the Inferno from the St Andrews Library Special Collections’ copy of the Sessa brothers 1596 folio edition of the Commedia

 

Friday 9 October 2009

Parliament Hall, St Andrews

Free entry, open to the public

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09.30 – Opening of the Lectura Dantis Andreapolitana and welcome by the Principal of the University of St Andrews, Dr Louise Richardson

09.35 – Welcome by the Console Generale d’Italia per la Scozia e l’Irlanda del Nord, Gabriele Papadia de Bottini

09.40 – Introduction – Dr. Claudia Rossignoli (Italian Dept, School of Modern Languages, University of St Andrews)

09.50 – 11.00 – Inferno Canto I – Professor Zygmunt Baranski (Cambridge)

11.15 – 12.15 – Terza rima in English – Professor Douglas Dunn (School of English, University of St Andrews)
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12.15 – Lunch Break

12.15-12.30 – Award Ceremony for the 2009
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14.00 – 15.10 – Inferno Canto II – Professor Robert Hollander (Princeton University)
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15.25 – 16.35 – Inferno Canto III – Dr. Robert Wilson (Italian Dept, School of Modern Languages, University of St Andrews)
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16.50 – 18.00 – Round table discussion – all speakers and Jean Hollander (poet and translator of Dante)

Lectures are followed by a short 15 minute break.