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DANTE 700: La Divina Commedia, Book Club

  • 27 May 2021
  • 6:00 PM - 7:15 PM
  • Online Event
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DANTE 700 is a series of online events, presented by The Italian Cultural Center of Minneapolis / St. Paul, celebrating Dante Alighieri (1265-1321) on the 700th anniversary of his death. 



Everyone is encouraged to register for all the three events. However, each event will be independent
and will be accessible even without attending the others.


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La Divina Commedia, Book Club

Thursday, May 27th, 6:00-7:00 PM

For the third appointment of DANTE 700, we will discuss some of the most famous passages of La Divina Commedia (The Divine Comedy) such as the opening of the poem with the allegory of the three beasts; Paolo and Francesca da Rimini (Canto V); Ulysses (Canto XXVI). The passages will be indicated a month in advance (at the April meeting and on the web).  We will suggest a suitable publication with Italian text and English translation. Come with questions.

To register, click on the Register button in the upper left blue box.

ALSO AVAILABLE

An Introduction to Dante Alighieri
Thursday, March 25th, 6:00-7:00 PM. Read more and register

La Divina Commedia
Thursday, April 29th, 6:00-7:00 PM. Read more and register


Pieranna Garavaso is native Italian and came to the US to earn a PhD in Philosophy (at the U of Nebraska Lincoln). She taught Philosophy at the University of Minnesota Morris for 34 years. She was awarded the UMN Morris Alumni Association Teaching Award (2003), the Horace T. Morse Alumni Association Undergraduate Teaching Award (2004) and the UMN Morris Faculty Research Award (2017). Her areas of research include History of Analytic Philosophy, Philosophy of Mathematics, and Feminist Philosophies.  She has published articles in Italian and English and authored, co-authored or edited several books; the last collection she has edited is the Bloomsbury Companion to Analytic Feminism (2018).  As Emerita/retired she plans to devote more time to reading and discussing Italian literature.

Graphics by Zoe Cinel.

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