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History & Politics, Literature

Rime: Dante’s Workshop of the Heart

An International Symposium

Friday, April 5, 2019
9:00 am - 6:00 pm


The Global Dante Project of New York

Maria Luisa Ardizzone, NYU
Teodolinda Barolini, Columbia University

Morning Session 9am-1pm
Italian Academy for Advanced Studies, Columbia University
(1161 Amsterdam Avenue)

Afternoon Session 3pm-6pm
NYU Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò

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

In Collaboration with:
Columbia University, Department of Italian
Italian Academy for Advanced Study in America

Sponsored by Intesa Sanpaolo



Complete schedule:

Morning Session
Italian Academy for Advanced Studies, Columbia University

9:00: Opening Remarks
David Freedberg, Director, Italian Academy, Columbia University
Giovanni Bazoli, President, Fondazione Cini & President Emeritus, Intesa Sanpaolo
Teodolinda Barolini, Chair, Dept. of Italian, Columbia University & The Global Dante Project of New York

9:15-11:00: Panel I
Panel I Moderator: Jane Tylus, Yale University
H. Wayne Storey, Indiana University The Material Foundations of Interpretation in Dante’s Rime
Furio Brugnolo, Università di Padova Una chiave di lettura per la canzone Aï faus ris
Teodolinda Barolini, Columbia University Voi che ’ntendendo il terzo ciel movete: Conflict, Compulsion, Consent, Conversion

– – – 11:00-11:15: Coffee Break – – –

11:15-1:00: Panel II
Panel II Moderator: Paola Ureni, The City University of New York
Maria Luisa Ardizzone, New York University The Tragic Nature of Dante’s Canzoni: Ambiguity and Vocabulary
Paolo Borsa, Università degli Studi di Milano Dante’s Workshop of the Heart, the Mind, and the Intellect: le Rime tra l’uno e l’altro Guido
Christopher Kleinhenz, University of Wisconsin-Madison Dante and the Sonnet: Poetic Practices in Medieval Italy

– – – 1:00-3:00: Break – – –

Afternoon Session
Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò New York University

3:00: Opening Remarks
Carolyn Dinshaw, Dean of Humanities, NYU Welcome
David Forgacs, Chair, Department of Italian Studies, NYU
Stefano Albertini, Director, Casa Italiana, Zerilli-Marimò, NYU
Karl Appuhn, Director, Medieval and Renaissance Center, NYU
Maria Luisa Ardizzone, Dept. of Italian Studies, NYU & The Global Dante Project of New York

3:15-4:30: Panel III
Panel III Moderator: Alison Cornish, New York University
Fabian Alfie, University of Arizona Danger and the Disguised Crow: Culture and Gender in Quando ’l consiglio degli ucce’ si tenne
Julie Van Peteghem, Hunter College, CUNY Dante’s Rime Petrose: Transforming Ovid in Vernacular Poetry

– – – 4:30-4:45: Coffee Break – – –

4:45-6:00: Panel IV
Panel IV Moderator: Alessandro Vettori, Rutgers University
Sara Diaz, Fairfield University Dante’s Griselda Complex: The ‘pulcella nuda’ and the Economy of Gift-Exchange
Richard Lansing, Brandeis University, All is Not Lost: Translating Dante’s Rime into English



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