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“Dante after Dante” International Symposium
April 29, 2022 - April 30, 2022
The Department of French and Italian at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is very happy to share with you the program of our International Symposium Dante after Dante, a multidisciplinary, interdisciplinary, and multimedia conference on April 29-30, 2022. Papers will be delivered online, and are free and open to the public. Please register here. Film screenings will be taking place at the UW Cinematheque. Dante performances will be available both on UW-Madison campus and online. For more information, please consult the program.
Beyond paper sessions on Dante in/and filmmaking, economy, visual arts, the conference will focus on Dante and the issue of race the US, as well as on Dante reception in world literature. This event will pair in a unique way these more traditional modes of academic inquiry with dance performances in collaboration with Li Chiao-Ping Dance (with a choreography inspired by Dante’s Inferno), and with a series of film screenings at the UW Cinematheque.