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Cleansing the Temple: Dante, Defender of the Church
Cleansing the Temple: Dante, Defender of the Church (November 2017)
Bernardo Lecture Series, No. 20
Ronald L. Martinez - Author
Olivia Holmes - Editor

Dante as protector and purifier of the Church.

Readers of the Commedia are familiar with Dante’s severe judgment of contemporary popes. The attacks are explicable as part of Dante’s strategy of defending the Church itself, which the poet saw as imperiled by papal avarice and political ambition. From the reference to the biblical punishment of Uzzah for touching the Ark of the Covenant in Epistola XI, ur...(Read More)
 
 
Language as Sin and Salvation: A Lectura of Inferno 18
Language as Sin and Salvation: A Lectura of Inferno 18 (November 2014)
Bernardo Lecture Series, No. 19
Zygmunt G. Baranski - Author
Dana E. Stewart - Editor

Describes several key roles of Canto 18 in the structure of the Commedia.

Language as Sin and Salvation: A Lectura of Inferno 18 is the nineteenth in a series of publications occasioned by the annual Bernardo Lecture at the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies (CEMERS) at Binghamton University. This series offers public lectures that have been given by distinguished medieval and Renaissan...(Read More)
 
 
Songs Beyond Mankind: Poetry and the Lager from Dante to Primo Levi
Songs Beyond Mankind: Poetry and the Lager from Dante to Primo Levi (October 2013)
Bernardo Lecture Series, No. 18
Lino Pertile - Author
Dana E. Stewart - Editor

Examines the preservation of the integrity of humanity through literature in the hells described by Dante in his Inferno and by Primo Levi in Survival in Auschwitz.

“Songs Beyond Mankind: Poetry and the Lager from Dante to Primo Levi” is the eighteenth in a series of publications occasioned by the annual Bernardo Lecture at the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies (CEMERS) at ...(Read More)
 
 
"Favola fui": Petrarch Writes His Readers (November 2010)
Bernardo Lecture Series, No. 17
Albert Russell Ascoli - Author
Dana E. Stewart - Editor

Examines the interplay between reading and writing in the works of Petrarch and Dante.
Building upon his 2008 book Dante and the Making of a Modern Author, Albert Russell Ascoli here reflects on the extent to which Petrarch’s addresses to and figurations of his relationship to his readers intersect with the oft-asserted “modernity” of his authorial stances. In particular, Ascoli argues that following in the wake of Dante’...(Read More)
 
 
Dante and Paul's
Dante and Paul's "Five Words with Understanding" (January 2009)
Bernardo Lecture Series, No. 1
Robert Hollander - Author

Argues there is a program of five-word utterances that imitate fallen language in Dante’s Commedia.

Dante and Paul’s “Five Words with Understanding” is the first in a series of publications occasioned by the annual Bernardo Lecture at the Center for Medieval and Early Renaissance Studies (CEMERS) at Binghamton University. This series is designed to make available to a broad audien...(Read More)
 
 
From Divine to Human: Dante's Circle vs. Boccaccio's Parodic Centers
From Divine to Human: Dante's Circle vs. Boccaccio's Parodic Centers (January 2009)
Bernardo Lecture Series, No. 16
Dino S. Cervigni - Author
Dana E. Stewart - Editor

In Boccacio’s Decameron, Cervigni sees a parodic echo of the circles of Dante’s Divine Comedy, and asks whether Bocaccio envisions the voyage of the brigata as similar to Dante the Pilgrim’s journey toward the center, first the abysmal center of Lucifer, then towards the highest center, God.

From Divine to Human is the sixteenth in a seriesof publications occ...(Read More)
 
 
Dante from Two Perspectives: The Sienese Connection
Dante from Two Perspectives: The Sienese Connection (January 2007)
Bernardo Lecture Series, No. 15
William R. Cook - Author
Ronald B. Herzman - Author
Sandro Sticca - Editor

Addresses the implications of a document found in the Archivio di Stato di Siena which affirms a connection between Farinata degli Uberti, a Florentine conspicuously encountered by Dante the pilgrim in Inferno 10, and the Sienese Ghibellines with whom he and his fellow Florentine Ghibellines joined, in an alliance which produced the Sienese victory at the battle of Montaperti in 1260.

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Movement and Meaning in the Divine Comedy: Toward an Understanding of Dante's Processional Poetics
Movement and Meaning in the Divine Comedy: Toward an Understanding of Dante's Processional Poetics (January 2005)
Bernardo Lecture Series, No. 14
Christopher Kleinhenz - Author
Sandro Sticca - Editor

Argues that the analysis of movement and its correlative procession in the Divine Comedyis fundamental to an understanding of how Dante generates meaning in his poetic text.

Christopher Kleinhenz’s Movement and Meaning in the Divine Comedy: Toward an Understanding of Dante’s Processional Poetics is the fourteenth in a series of publications occasioned by the annual Bernardo Lecture at the Center f...(Read More)
 
 
Dante and the Jewish Question
Dante and the Jewish Question (January 2004)
Bernardo Lecture Series, No. 13
Rachel Jacoff - Author
Sandro Sticca - Editor

Addresses Jacoff’s own discomfort with Dante’s reiteration of the deicide charge against the Jews in Paradiso 7 and elsewhere.

Rachel Jacoff’sDante and the Jewish Question is the thirteenth in a seriesof publications occasioned by the annual Bernardo Lecture at the Center for Medieval and Early Renaissance Studies (CEMERS) at Binghamton University, the State University of New York. This...(Read More)
 
 
Dante the Book Glutton, or, Food for Thought from Italian Poets
Dante the Book Glutton, or, Food for Thought from Italian Poets (January 2004)
Bernardo Lecture Series, No. 12
Victoria Kirkham - Author
Sandro Sticca - Editor

Explores Dante’s love of books.

Victoria Kirkham’sDante the Book Glutton, or, Food for Thought from Italian Poets is the twelfth in a seriesof publications occasioned by the annual Bernardo Lecture at the Center for Medieval and Early Renaissance Studies (CEMERS) at Binghamton University. This series offers public lectures which have been given by distinguished medieval and Renaissance schola...(Read More)
 
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