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Four Evenings with Dante and his "Divine Comedy" | At the Roots of Medieval Spirituality, Symbolism and Imagination

Date:

12/07/2020


Four Evenings with Dante and his

The Dante Society of BC in collaboration with The Consulate General of Italy in Vancouver invites you to this free 4-episode webinar held by Prof. Daniela Boccassini.

4 MONDAYS from 6:30pm to 8:00pm PST / 3:30pm to 5:00pm EST:

December 7 | Dante's life & his source of inspiration, Beatrice
December 14 | The Divine Comedy - Inferno
December 21 | The Divine Comedy - Purgatorio
December 28 | The Divine Comedy - Paradiso

ABOUT THE EVENT

Dante Alighieri's Divine Comedy, the best known of all poems written in the Italian language 700 years ago, takes us on a spiritual journey from a ghastly dark forest to the blissful light of a cosmic embrace, from exile to reintegration, from wretchedness to joy.

An expert on Dante and the medieval world, Dr. Daniela Boccassini teaches in the Italian program at UBC. She is also one of the directors of the Jung Society of Vancouver. For more info: https://fhis.ubc.ca/people/daniela-boccassini/

No previous knowledge of Dante's poem is required.

IN ENGLISH VIA ZOOM | FREE EVENT

To register, please write to info@dantesocietybc.ca 

Registration for this event is free, but please consider making a minimum donation of $5 when you register. All proceeds will benefit the Dante Alighieri Society of BC, a nonprofit organization for the promotion of Italian language and culture. To make a donation, please send an e-transfer to info@dantesocietybc.ca 

 

Information

Date: Da Monday, December 07, 2020 a Monday, December 28, 2020

Time: From 3:30 pm To 5:00 pm

Organized by : Dante Alighieri Society of BC

In collaboration with : Consulate General of Italy in Vancouver

Entrance : Free


Location:

Zoom Webinar

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