Dante Alighieri, fresk av Domenico di Michelino från katedralen i Florens, Santa Maria del Fiore
Foto: Domenico di Michelino, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

Program

Morning - The Royal Swedish Academy of Letters, History and Antiquities 

08.30 Official greetings
9.00-10.45 •Anders Cullhed (Stockholm University / The Royal Swedish
Academy of Letters, History and Antiquities, Stockholm,
Sweden), “On Dante’s stratagems of authorship”
• Conny Svensson (Uppsala University, Sweden), “On reading
some Swedish Dante readers”
• Kurt Villads Jensen (Stockholm University, Sweden), “To
heaven or to hell? Crusading and Islam in Dante’s Divina
Commedia”
10.45-11.15 Coffee break
11.15-12.30

• Paolo Pellegrini (University of Verona, Italy), “How Dante’s
biography (could be) changed”
• Elisa Brilli (University of Toronto, Canada), “Dante, history
and self-telling”


Afternoon 

14.30-15.45 • Lino Pertile (Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA),
“Dante’s Ulysses today”
• Marco Petoletti (Catholic University of the Sacred Heart,
Milan, Italy),“Dante and the classical poets: a new
approach”
15.45-16.15 Coffee break
16.15-17.30 • Ülar Ploom (Tallinn University, Estonia), “On the poetic of
the closed and the open in Dante’s Paradise imagery”
• Zygmunt Baranski (University of Cambridge, UK /
University of Notre Dame, IN, USA), “Dante and the
invention of modern literature”


Organiser: Michele Colombo, Anders Cullhed, Tzortzis Ikonomou, Maria Sica
Contact: dante2021@su.se
Registration required - For registration please write to dante2021@su.se