Dante and Late Medieval Florence: Theology in Poetry, Practice and Society
9 July 2013, 9.30-11 am: Session on "Dante and Late Medieval Florence" (papers by project members Matthew Treherne, Anna Pegoretti, Nicolo' Maldina) at the biennial conference of the Society for Italian Studies, University of Durham. Details here.
17-28 June 2013: Dante's Theology: A Summer Seminar on Theological Dimensions of Dante's Work, Tantur Ecumenical Institute, Jerusalem. Organised by Italian Studies at the University of Notre Dame, in collaboration with the Leeds Centre for Dante Studies. Details here.
13-14 June 2013: Dante's Theology in Poetry, Practice and Society. Conference organised by the Devers Program in Dante Studies and the Leeds Centre for Dante Studies. Held at University of Notre Dame in London, 1 Suffolk Street, SW1Y 4HG. Details and registration here.
Bologna, 31 May 2012, 11 am: Studiare Dante in Gran Bretagna. Presentation of the project, and discussion of Dante studies in the UK more broadly, with members of the Leeds Centre for Dante Studies (Matthew Treherne, Anna Pegoretti, Nicolo' Maldina) and of the Dipartimento di filologia classica e italianistica, University of Bologna (Gian Mario Anselmi, Andrea Battistini, Giuseppe Ledda). Details here.
Leeds, 3 May 2012, 4 pm: launch event for the project, Leeds Humanities Research Institute. For details please contact Dr Matthew Treherne
Bristol, 16 February 2012: Dr Matthew Treherne introduces the project in the Department of Italian research seminar at the University of Bristol. Details to be confirmed; please contact Dr Ruth Glynn (R.S.Glynn@bristol.ac.uk).
Cork, 7 February 2012: Dr Matthew Treherne introduces the project in a public lecture at University College Cork, as part of the Dante Public Lecture Series. 7.30 pm in Boole Lecture Theatre 1, University College Cork. For information on the series, click here, and contact Dr Daragh O'Connell (Daragh.OConnell@ucc.ie). The lecture is available at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vk9z94jyPtM.
Details of publications based on the project will be available here.
The project builds in particular on two publications:
Dante's "Commedia": Theology as Poetry, ed. by Vittorio Montemaggi and Matthew Treherne (University of Notre Dame Press, 2010)
Reviewing Dante's Theology, ed. by Claire Honess and Matthew Treherne (forthcoming in the new series, Leeds Studies on Dante, published by Peter Lang)