Prof. Jason Houston, a leading authority on Boccaccio, Dante and Petrarch, will give four seminars, each examining selected cantos in greater depth by focussing on specific themes – a perfect opportunity to consolidate your reading of La Commedia.


Week 1

Tuesday 20th April at 18:30 CEST

 Inferno IV & V

Classical Literature, Love Poetry, Structure of Hell  

Week 2

Tuesday 27th April at 18:30 CEST

Inferno XXVI & XXVII

Classical Literature, Dante and Florence, Dante and Italian Language

Week 3

Tuesday 4th May at 18:30 CEST

Purgatorio X , XI & XII

Structure of Purgatorio, Epistemology, Biblical and Classical Literature

 Week 4

Tuesday 11th May at 18:30 CEST

 Paradiso  XXXIII    

Poetics of Paradise, Metaphysics, Mysticism.


All sessions last 60 minutes.
Recordings of the session will be available for viewing.  

REGISTRATION FEE: €80 for the full course

For enquiries please  contact info@britishinstitute.it or sbini@britishinstitute.it