Dante Now! A Divine Comedy Flashmob


Location: Across Campus

Please join Italian Studies at Notre Dame for an afternoon of recitations of excerpts from Dante’s Commedia performed around campus, followed by a lecture by Professors Theodore Cachey and Christian Moevs of Notre Dame and Professor Justin Steinberg of the University of Chicago. A reception in the Hesburgh Libraries will conclude the event.

Dante Now!

A Celebration of Dante and the Divine Comedy in Performance

You are invited to join in or just watch for us around campus

Friday September 27, 2013

2-3 p.m.: Simultaneous public readings from Hell, Purgatory and Paradise (all across campus)

3 p.m.: Choral reading of Saint Bernard in Paradise praying to the Virgin (the Grotto)

3:30pm: “What’s Wrong With This Picture? How to Read Dante’s Hell,” an illustrated public talk by Theodore Cachey, Christian Moevs, Justin Steinberg (Annenberg Auditorium, Snite Museum of Art)

4:45pm: Reception (Atrium, Snite Museum of Art)

Co-sponsored by the William and Katherine Devers Series in Dante Studies, Italian Studies at Notre Dame, and the Ravarino Family Endowment for Excellence in Italian Studies.

If you are interested in performing, please contact Anne Leone at italstud@nd.edu to RSVP for one of the reader workshops to be held on:

Wednesday, September 25

Thursday, September 26

Originally published at al.nd.edu.