Meeting 10

Purgatorio Canto 2

Woodcut and opening verses of Canto 2 of the Purgatorio from the St Andrews Library Special Collections’ copy of the Sessa brothers 1596 folio edition of the Commedia

Friday 4 May 2012
Parliament Hall, St Andrews

Free entry, open to the public

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

10.00 – Purgatory: history and doctrine – Dr Mark Elliott (University of St Andrews)

11.00 – Break

11.20 – Purgatorio Canto I – Professor John Scott (The University of Western Australia)

12.30 – Lunch break

14.00 – Purgatorio Canto II – Professor Cormac Ó Cuilleanáin (Trinity College, Dublin)

15.10 – Break

15.30 – Purgatorio Canto III – Professor Zygmunt Baranski (University of Notre Dame)

16.40 – Break

17.00 – 18.00 – Round table discussion – all speakers