The Centre for Dante Studies in Ireland is pleased to announce the annual series of five public lectures on Dante
DANTE LECTURE SERIES 2021
1) Monday 1 February – Prof. Zygmunt G. Barański (University of Notre Dame; University of
Cambridge) – "Di ramo in ramo": Faith and Imagery in Paradiso XXIV".
2) Monday 8 February – Prof. Alison Cornish (NYU – President of DSA) – ‘Belief in Hell: Breaking
faith in the Circle of Violence (Inferno 10 and 13)’
3) Monday 15 February – Prof. Simon Gilson (University of Oxford) – ‘Ingegno in Dante:
Ingenuity and Creativity in the Commedia'
4) Monday 22 February – Prof. Lino Pertile (Harvard University) – “Luxury and Greed in the
5) Monday 1 March – Roundtable: Launch of CDSI (Centre for Dante Studies in Ireland, UCC) –
Dr Daragh O’Connell, with Dr David Bowe (IRC Postdoctoral Fellow, UCC), Dr Federica Coluzzi
(University of Warwick, former IRC Postdoctoral Fellow, UCC), Dr Valentine Mele (IRC
Postdoctoral Fellow, UCC), Dr Leyla Livraghi (IRC Postdoctoral Fellow, UCC) and Dario
Galassini (Eduardo Saccone Scholar, UCC).