Alison Cornish, Dante and the Project of Translation

Alison Cornish, University of Michigan
Alison Cornish, University of Michigan
Center for Renaissance Studies Programs
Dante Lecture
Friday, November 2, 2012

2 pm

Ruggles Hall

Alison Cornish, University of Michigan

Dante is often characterized as the pioneer of a European vernacularization movement that had in fact been going on long enough for him to take his distance from it. This paper considers Dante’s engagement with antiquity against the background of the contradictory impulses of foreignization and domestication in the translating practices of his day.

Learn more about our speaker: Alison Cornish, University of Michigan

A reception will follow the lecture.

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Sponsored by the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences at DePaul University and the Devers Program in Dante Studies at the University of Notre Dame, and cosponsored by the Italian Cultural Institute of Chicago.

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This program is free and open to the public, but registration in advance is required. Registrations will be processed through 11 am Thursday, November 1. Register online here.