I want to take a moment to introduce a new Dante project taking place over the next two years, led by researchers from eight universities, and involving colleagues from even more institutions. This ambitious network will go back to the Florentine poet’s ‘little book’ and, through rereading Dante’s Vita nova in it’s historical, intellectual, material, literary context and afterlife will reconsider the import of Dante’s (probably) first foray into long form literary production.
Source: The Project
Fascinating call for papers on “the concept of femininity and gender representations, which are socially, geographically and culturally embedded. Furthermore, it focuses on the re-appreciation of women as creative and professional figures within the literary environment and the cultural marketplace (artists, authors, publishers, editors, translators and so forth).”
The University of Manchester, 16th June 2017 We are proud to announce Women on the Verge: Transformations in Literature, Gender and Society, the first of a planned series of one-day conferences aim…
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Dr Jennifer Rushworth (St John’s College), is working with undergraduate composers and Proustians to discuss and perform the imaginary music of Proust’s À la recherche du temps perdu.
This looks fascinating and I can’t wait to see it all unfold.
A creative interdisciplinary project in Oxford
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The Gender and Authority Podcast Series has been updated!