With Gervase Rosser, Professor of the History of Art and Director of the Ertegun Programme of Graduate Scholarships in the Humanities, Oxford University
Dante Alighieri, Florentine political exile and poet, died 700 years ago. Yet his extraordinary poem, the Comedy, still speaks as urgently to modern generations as it did to its first readers.
The talk will put into context the current Gallery 8 exhibition, curated by the speaker: ‘Dante: The Invention of Celebrity’.
The event will take place online on Zoom and a link to join the event will be shared in advance by email.
Booking is essential and tickets are £4 each.
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