Mediating Dante Study Day Programme

We’re to announce the programme for our Mediating Dante study day, sponsored by CASiLaC (the Centre for Advanced Studies in Languages and Cultures) and Medium Ævum (the Society for the Study of Medieval Languages and Literatures) to be held in room 1.24 of the O’Rahilly Building at University College Cork.

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10.30 Registration/Welcome

11 -12.45 Session 1: Invitations

Discussant: Daragh O’Connell (UCC)

Katherine Powlesland (Cambridge), ‘Dante and videogames: the unrealised potential of the virtual Inferno

David Bowe (UCC), ‘A More Immediate Inferno: Rachel Owen’s Inferno Illustrations

Helena Philips-Robins (Cambridge), ‘Visual Invitations to Prayer in the Yates Thompson Commedia

Nicole Adair (UC Berkeley),  ‘Virtual Dante: Exploring and Recreating the Commedia in Virtual Reality’

12.45-1.30 Lunch

1.30-3.15 Session 2: Realisations

Discussant: Anne O’Conner (NUI Galway)

Jennifer Rushworth (UCL), ‘Nel mezzo: Thoughts on Middleness and Mediation’

Federica Coluzzi (Manchester), ‘Beyond Rossetti: Evelyn Paul’s Typographic Interpretation of the Vita Nuova

Sara Fontana (Verona), ‘Dante in Comics’

Heather Webb (Cambridge), ‘Remediations of reaching in Dante’s Purgatorio

3.15-3.30 Coffee

3.30-4.30 Discussion


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