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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).


29th meeting 


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

10.00 – Creative Imagination and Mystical Intuition in the Commedia – Mr Spencer Pearce (University of Manchester)

11.10 – Break

11.20 – Paradiso Canto XXVII – Prof. John Barnes (University College Dublin)

12.30 – Lunch Break

14.10 – Paradiso Canto XXVIII – Dr Vittorio Montemaggi (King’s College London)

15.20 – Break

15.30 – Paradiso Canto XXIX – Dr David Bowe (University College Cork)

16.40 – Break

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


Free entry, open to the public

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Date: Da Friday, November 22, 2019 a Monday, November 04, 2019

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

Organized by : University of St Andrews

In collaboration with : Italian institute of Culture

Entrance : Free


Parliament Hall, St Andrews