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Lectura Dantis Andreapolitana



Lectura Dantis Andreapolitana

A Lectura Dantis is a public reading and explanation of all 100 cantos of Dante’s Divine Comedy canto by canto. Each canto of the Commedia is discussed by a different scholar, and we have a wide range of expert speakers coming to St Andrews for each meeting of the Lectura Dantis Andreapolitana (LDA).


28th meeting 


9.45 – Introduction and welcome – Dr Claudia Rossignoli (St Andrews)

10.00 – Paradiso Canto XXIII – Prof. Simon Gilson (University of Oxford)

11.10 – Break

11.20 – Paradiso Canto XXIV – Prof. Zygmunt G. Baranski (University of Notre Dame)

12.30 – Lunch Break

14.10 – Paradiso Canto XXV – Prof. Lino Pertile (Harvard University)

15.20 – Break

15.30 – Paradiso Canto XXVI – Prof. Alison Cornish (New York University)

16.40 – Break

17.00 – 18.00 – Round table discussion – all speakers (in Buchanan Building)


Free entry, open to the public


Date: Friday, September 27, 2019

Time: From 9:45 am To 6:00 pm

Organized by : University of St Andrews

In collaboration with : Italian institute of Culture and Luvians

Entrance : Free


Parliament Hall, South Street, St Andrews