Dante’s Lasting Presence in Popular Culture
November 11, 2021—November 12, 2021 · Zoom
Department of French and Italian
A two-day international conference on Dante’s vital presence in global pop culture. Graphic novels, comic books, rock and pop songs, film and television productions, video and board games, all extend the impact of Dante’s work beyond its institutional life in schools and universities. The conference brings together experts exploring the many media in which Dante’s legacy is alive today.
Thursday, November 11, 2021 10am to 4:30pm
Friday, November 12, 2021 10:30am to 4:00pm
Matteo Pericoli, Class of 1932 Visiting Fellow in the Humanities Council and the Department of French and Italian, will give the keynote address–Visualizing Dante’s World–on November 11 at 3:00 pm.
Co-sponsored by the Humanities Council and Georgetown University