Dante: Author of the Sciences and “the most hidden disciplines”

Reading the Commedia through Maps, Mathematics, and Dictionaries in Early Modern Print
Thursday, Aug 16, 2018 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm
Dante Author of the Sciences and “the most hidden disciplines”: Reading the Commedia through Maps, Mathematics, and Dictionaries in Early Modern Print announcement

Please join us for Dante: Author of the Sciences and “the most hidden disciplines” --- Reading the Commedia through Maps, Mathematics, and Dictionaries in Early Modern Print, a lecture by Ahmanson Research Fellow, Zoe Langer.  Zoe is a Ph.D. candidate in the Italian Studies Department at Brown University and Fellow at the John Hay Special Collections Library. She has been consulting materials in the Ahmanson-Murphy Aldine Collection, the Ahmanson-Murphy Collection of Early Italian Printing, and the Biomedical Library Special Collections. Her research here examines the early modern reception of Dante’s Commedia through the history of the poem’s illustration and publication in Italy. Light refreshments will be served.

Special thanks to the Ahmanson Foundation and the UCLA Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies for their generous support.

Dante: Author of the Sciences and “the most hidden disciplines”: Reading the Commedia through Maps, Mathematics, and Dictionaries in Early Modern Print announcement