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Art, History & Politics, Literature

Make It New: The Many Dantes of the 21st Century

The Global Dante Project of New York

Date
December 1, 2022
Time
9:00 am - 5:15 pm
Overview

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International Symposium
Make It New:
The Many Dantes of the Twenty-First Century

The Global Dante Project of New York

Directors
Maria Luisa Ardizzone, NYU
Teodolinda Barolini, Columbia University

Presented by:
NYU’s Department of Italian Studies, Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò,
Medieval and Renaissance Center

In collaboration with:
Columbia University’s Department of Italian and
The Italian Academy for Advanced Study in America

Sponsored by
Intesa Sanpaolo

Two-Day Conference

Day 1 – Thursday, December 1, 9:00am-5:15pm
NYU Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò (24 West 12th St.)

Day 2 – Friday, December 2, 9:45am-5:15pm
The Italian Academy for Advanced Study in America, Columbia University (1161 Amsterdam Ave)

In ENGLISH and ITALIAN

Click here for the full schedule

 

Day 1
— Schedule —

9:00am
Welcoming remarks

9:30am
Panel I
(Chair: Donatella Stocchi Perucchio, University of Rochester)

Maria Luisa Ardizzone, NYU
Gravitas: A Theoretical Perspective on Dante’s Commedia

Bruno Pinchard, Université Jean Moulin Lyon III
The Divina Commedia as Philosophy of Revelation

Luca Marcozzi, Università degli Studi Roma Tre
Make it New, Restoring the Old: A Proposal for a Reading of Dante’s Theme of Justice

11:15-11:30am
—Coffee Break—

11:30am
Panel II
(Chair: Paola Ureni, CUNY)

Piero Boitani, Università degli Studi di Roma “La Sapienza”
Dante agli antipodi

Giacomo Marramao, Università degli Studi Roma Tre
Dante and the Autonomy of the Political: “Multitudo” and “General Intellect” between Monarchia and Commedia

12:45-2:00pm
—Lunch Break—

2:00pm
Panel III
(Chair: Julie Van Peteghem, CUNY)

Danielle Callegari, Dartmouth College
Living Together through Food: From Dante’s Convivio to Cibo’s Dante

Akash Kumar, University of California, Berkeley
From One Shore to the Other: A Global Approach to the Commedia

3:15-3:30pm
—Coffee Break—

3:30-5:15pm
Panel IV
(Chair: Donatella Stocchi Perucchio, University of Rochester)

Paolo Cherchi, The University of Chicago
Alfonso Varano imitatore di Dante nel tardo Settecento

Nassime Chida, Columbia University
Dante Poet and Historian: Montaperti’s Legacy in the Commedia

Alison Cornish, NYU
“To Live among Those Who Will Call this Time Ancient”: Fictions Worthy of Faith