New Publication: The Gems of Dante’s Divine Comedy by Ann C. Pizzorusso

In honor of the 700th anniversary of the death of Dante, geologist Ann C. Pizzorusso has published a new book, available in English and Italian on the gems Dante used as metaphors in the Divine Comedy. From a gemological point of view, the Divine Comedy is a veritable treasure trove: containing rubies, topazes, emeralds, sapphires,Continue reading “New Publication: The Gems of Dante’s Divine Comedy by Ann C. Pizzorusso”

CFP: Justice and Mercy at the Time of Dante: Reflections, Expressions, Representations & Practices (Lyon, 18-19 October 2021), deadline 25 March 2021

This conference explores the notions of justice and mercy within this highly interdisciplinary critical framework: although focused on Dante, our conference aims to open up to studies analyzing these two notions not only in Dante, but also in thirteenth- and fourteenth-century European poets, prose writers, artists, jurists, preachers, philosophers and theologians.

Online Colloquium: ‘Dante & Medieval Conceptions of Space and Architecture’ part of the In via Dante colloquium series, 24 February 2021, 15:00-17:30pm (GMT)

The In via Dante Network at the University of Leeds are hosting three colloquia aimed at creating a platform for doctoral and early career researchers working on Dante across different institutions to come together to discuss their work.

Call for Applications: Dante and the Visual Arts: a Summer Symposium at UCLA and the J. Paul Getty Museum (August 22 – 24, 2016)

      The UCLA Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies (CMRS) invites applications from graduate students and post-doctoral scholars to attend the Dante and the Visual Arts Summer Symposium. The symposium, organized by CMRS and the journal Dante e l’Arte in conjunction with the J. Paul Getty Museum, will take place August 22–24, 2016Continue reading “Call for Applications: Dante and the Visual Arts: a Summer Symposium at UCLA and the J. Paul Getty Museum (August 22 – 24, 2016)”