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Conversation with American Poet Mary Jo Bang, Dr. Marjorie Perloff, and Donatella D'Aguanno on Dante's Purgatorio

Events

Speaker:

Mary Jo Bang (American Poet), Marjorie Perloff (Stanford Emeritus Professor), Donatella D'Aguanno (PhD candidate in Italian)

Date:

Tuesday, November 9, 2021 - 5:00pm

Location:

Zoom

Type:

Discussion

Conversation with American Poet Mary Jo Bang, Dr. Marjorie Perloff, and Donatella D'Aguanno on Dante's Purgatorio

 

The Department of French and Italian at Stanford University is pleased to invite you for a fascinating hour devoted to Mary Jo Bang’s new translation of Dante’s Purgatorio (Graywolf Press, 2021).

Stanford Emeritus Professor Marjorie Perloff and Italianist Donatella D’Aguanno will join Mary Jo Bang in a broad ranging discussion about Dante’s middle canticle, the challenges of translating Dante, and other related topics. The discussion will be moderated by Stanford Professor Robert Pogue Harrison.

For more information and to receive the Zoom link, please email Donatella D'Aguanno at daguanno@stanford.edu.