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Combating Ransom Kidnapping in Modern Italy: Magistrates, Memoirs, Media

Start: Oct 22, 2014 6:00:00 PM
End: Oct 22, 2014 8:00:00 PM

ALESSANDRA MONTALBANO (Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa)

Lampedusa: Migratory Space, Memory and Aesthetics

Start: Oct 23, 2014 3:00:00 PM
End: Oct 23, 2014 6:00:00 PM

The spatial dimension of Lampedusa and the Mediterranean has never been of greater political relevance than it is today. While boat migrants and refugees approaching Lampedusa are de-individualised by the media, detained by law enforcement, or find their anonymous resting place in the waters of the Mediterranean, recent documentaries, festivals, video-art and heritage sites - on and beyond the island - have attempted, in different ways, to put a face on the migrant and review the Mediterranean passage.

Poesia e omosessualità nel Novecento italiano

Start: Oct 29, 2014 6:00:00 PM
End: Oct 29, 2014 8:00:00 PM

Luca Baldoni, dopo la laurea in Tedesco e Storia dell'arte presso il Trinity College di Dublino, si e' specializzato a UCL in poesia italiana del Novecento con una tesi di dottorato su Umberto Saba. Attualmente e' Adjunct Professor of Italian Studies presso la James Madison University (Florence Program). Si occupa di poesia moderna e gay studies, e ha pubblicato numerosi saggi e traduzioni in questo ambito in riviste specializzate in Italia e all'estero. Poesia: Sensi diversi (2005 - "Premio Camaiore" per l'opera prima); Territori d'oltremare 1998-2007 (Premio Sandro Penna per l'inedito). Curatele e traduzioni: Christina Rossetti, Donne in amore, Selected Poems (2011); J. W. Goethe, Elegie romane (2012); Le parole tra gli uomini. Antologia di poesia gay italiana dal Novecento al presente (2012).

An Icelander's guide to planetary astronomy: maps and diagrams in GkS 1812 4to (s. xiv)

Start: Oct 30, 2014 5:30:00 PM
End: Oct 30, 2014 8:00:00 PM

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Dale Kedwards (University of York) will present as part of the Medieval Scandinavian Seminar Series. The paper will last the better part of an hour, with questions to follow. Refreshments provided. All welcome!

From the Grotesque to the Galilean: Margherita Costa and the Spectacle of Baroque Female Dramaturgy

Start: Nov 12, 2014 12:00:00 AM
End: Nov 12, 2014 12:00:00 AM

JESSICA GOETHALS (Villa I Tatti, Harvard University)

Lunch Hour Lecture: Short films from a small nation - marketing postwar Denmark

Start: Nov 13, 2014 1:15:00 PM
End: Nov 13, 2014 1:55:00 PM

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Dr Claire Thomson, UCL Scandinavian Studies - School of European Languages, Culture & Society (SELCS)

Connections and exchange in the "Viking World"

Start: Nov 20, 2014 5:30:00 PM
End: Nov 20, 2014 8:00:00 PM

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Lesley Abram (University of Oxford) will present as part of the Medieval Scandinavian Seminar Series. The paper will last the better part of an hour, with questions to follow. Refreshments provided. All welcome!

Intertextuality in Clári saga, Nitida saga, and Nikulás saga leikara

Start: Nov 27, 2014 5:30:00 PM
End: Nov 27, 2014 8:00:00 PM

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Sheryl McDonald Werronen (Canterbury and University of Leeds) will present as part of the Medieval Scandinavian Seminar Series. The paper will last the better part of an hour, with questions to follow. Refreshments provided. All welcome!

Le epigrafi di Poggio Mirteto: la scoperta di una lauda di inizio Trecento

Start: Jan 21, 2015 6:00:00 PM
End: Jan 21, 2015 8:00:00 PM

GIULIA AMMANNATI  (Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa) e FRANCESCO GIANCANE (Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa)

Letteratura italiana e Riforma protestante: un incontro impossibile?

Start: Mar 11, 2015 6:00:00 PM
End: Mar 11, 2015 8:00:00 PM

DAVIDE DALMAS (Università di Torino)