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We organise other events throughout the year including Shakespeare week in April, Bloomsday in June and conferences, exhibitions, seminars and concerts.

Shakespeare Week: Shakespeare and His Contemporaries Graduate Conference 2013

Thursday, April 18, 2013, 9.15

Shakespeare Week: Shakespeare and His Contemporaries Graduate Conference 2013

On 18 April 2013 the British Institute of Florence will hold the fifth Shakespeare Graduate Conference, directed towards doctoral students and those who have obtained their doctorates within the past five years from universities across Italy.

Conference for PhD and recent PhD researchers from Italian Universities. 

This is an interdisciplinary conference and the 2013 edition concentrates on the theme Shakespeare and his Contemporaries: the Italian Connection.

Seats are limited. Booking is recommended.

Programme

9.15 Registration

9.50
Welcome from the Director, British Institute of Florence

10.00
Session 1
Prof. Fernando Cioni, Università degli Studi di Firenze
Bowdlerizing Othello: translations and stage adaptations in 19th century Italy

10.30
Fabio Ciambella
Università degli Studi di Roma ‘Tor Vergata’
Hopping from Padua to Bergamo: Italian dances in Shakespearean work

11.00
Camilla Caporicci
Università degli Studi di Perugia
“That rare Italian Master”: Shakespeare and Giulio Romano

11.30
Diego Passera
Università degli Studi di Firenze
“This fellow haz no bone, but a lyne like a lute-string” Comici dell’arte in Inghilterra? Una testimonianza
iconografica

12.00
Alice Equestri
Università degli Studi di Padova
The Italian taylor and his boy or What Robert Armin did to Straparola

12.30
Discussion

13.00
Lunch break

14.00
Session 2
Prof. Shaul Bassi, Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia
Hamlet, Mayor of Venice

14.30
Cristiano Ragni
Università degli Studi di Perugia
“A stranger, and learned, and an exile for religion”: Alberico
Gentili, Shakespeare and Elizabethan England

15.00
Mariangela Lando
Università degli Studi di Padova
La ricezione delle letterature straniere in Italia attraverso le antologie scolastiche: le opere di William Shakespeare in alcune antologie esemplari del Novecento

15.30
Coffee break

16.00
Irene Montori
Università di Roma Sapienza
The tradition of the Italianate disguised ruler and Measure for Measure’s questioning of divine kingship

16.30
Martina Colombo
Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia
The influence of the Decameron on Shakespeare’s plays: All’s Well That Ends Well and Cymbeline

17.00
Discussion

 

 

Attachment

see the attachment (Small_SGC_2013_prog.pdf)