Research Seminar: Dante's Musical Journey: From Unholy Racket to Heavenly Polyphony


Location: Hesburgh Library, Special Collections Room

Francesco Ciabattoni, assistant professor, Department of Italian, Georgetown University

This lecture will show the authorial design behind the musical references in Dante’s Commedia. Manuscript evidence and musicological scholarship will be used to analyze the literary passages in the Commedia, revealing the meaning of Dante’s carefully constructed musical message.

For more information, visit the Italian Studies at Notre Dame website.