Italian Voices

La performance dei testi letterari negli intrattenimenti di società / The performance of literary texts in social entertainments

The British School at Rome
Via Gramsci 61
00197 Roma


The seminar is open to all. There is no charge for attendance but space is limited. To reserve a place or for more information, please contact italianvoices@leeds.ac.uk, if possible by 20 June. Space will probably be available for those unable to register by that date, but timely registration will help us to provide adequate catering.

Programma:

9:30 Apertura del seminario / Welcome and introduction
9.40 Sessione 1 (presiede: Matteo Motolese)
Francesca Bortoletti (University of Leeds), La maschera del cantor a corte: Serafino Aquilano tra la scrittura e la scena

Francesca Bortoletti delivers the first paper

Francesca Bortoletti delivers the first paper

Paolo Procaccioli (Università della Tuscia), La lettura dei moderni: Aretino anfitrione e il Dialogo dell’amore di Speroni

10.50 Pausa

11.30 Sessione 2 (presiede: Raimondo Guarino)
Paola Ventrone (Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milano), Araldi e canterini alla mensa dei Signori: farse e commedie politiche nella Firenze del primo Cinquecento
Lisa Sampson (University of Reading), Theatrical Performances within the Academies of the Veneto: Vicenza, Verona and Padua

12:40 Pranzo / Lunch

14:00-16:30 Sessione 3 (presiede: Nadia Cannata)
Bonnie Blackburn (University of Oxford), Poets, Patrons, Singers and Swordsmiths: Making Music in Brescia and Piacenza
Philippe Canguilhem (Université de Toulouse), Singing Poetry in compagnia, between canto alla lira and Polyphonic Madrigal
Chriscinda Henry (McGill University), Orphic Metaphors: Performing Pastoral Comedy in Venetian Art c. 1510-20

Programme with abstracts (updated 18 June 2014)

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