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Read more at: Antony and Cleopatra and Cavafy
Antony Event

Antony and Cleopatra and Cavafy

Upcoming Greek Event This presentation examines C. P. Cavafy's interest in Shakespeare (which perhaps dates from Cavafy's early teenage years in England) and focusses on the Alexandrian Greek poet's adaptations, in several poems, of elements of Shakespeare's Alexandrian play, Antony and Cleopatra.


Read more at: Research Events - Lent Term 2017
Lent Term 2017

Research Events - Lent Term 2017

Research Events in Italian Studies The Italian Section are pleased to present the Lent Term 2017 programme of events. Please see the full list here . Information can also be found on our Facebook page


Read more at: Romance Linguistics Seminar
Romance Linguistics

Romance Linguistics Seminar

Romance Linguistics Seminar 2017


Read more at: The Fortunes of the Orlando Furioso, 1516-2016
Orlando Furioso

The Fortunes of the Orlando Furioso, 1516-2016

Clare College, Cambridge At the closing of a year that marks the 500th anniversary of the publication of the first edition of Ludovico Ariosto’s Orlando Furioso, and which has seen a number of events and conferences taking place all over the world, this event will be Cambridge’s contribution to celebrate this masterpiece of Italian Renaissance literature.


Read more at: Literature, Retellings and the true Waste Land
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Literature, Retellings and the true Waste Land

T. S. Eliot’s “The Waste Land” is famous for, among other things, the self-conscious appropriation of the works of other poets. But what about the poem itself, as a whole? Was it Eliot’s invention or did it exist before he wrote it, perhaps in Socrates’ “place beyond heaven” (topos huperouranios) where archetypes are said to dwell? Saturday 22 October, 4.30 - 5.30pm Faculty of Law Sidgwick Site


Read more at: Taster Session in Modern Greek
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Taster Session in Modern Greek

Don’t get lost for words in Greece! Join Dr Regina Karousou-Fokas for this enjoyable and welcoming introduction to the Modern Greek language where you will have the opportunity to learn about the language and develop basic language skills. Saturday 22 October, 12.30-1.30pm Faculty of MML, Sidgwick Site


Read more at: Sykes Postgraduate Research Studentships in Italian
Sykes Funding

Sykes Postgraduate Research Studentships in Italian

A number of new postgraduate studentships in Italian have been announced. Please follow the link for further details.


Read more at: Conference: Intersubjectivity, Desire, and the Mimetic Brain: René Girard and Psychoanalysis
intersubjectivity

Conference: Intersubjectivity, Desire, and the Mimetic Brain: René Girard and Psychoanalysis

Intersubjectivity, Desire, and the Mimetic Brain: René Girard and Psychoanalysis A conferenced organised by Dr Pierpaolo Antonello and Dr Alessandra Diazzi to be held on 11-12 November, 2016.


Read more at: From Mothers to Citizens: Italian Women from Unification to the Republic.
MotherstoCitizens

From Mothers to Citizens: Italian Women from Unification to the Republic.

The Department of Italian is hosting an upcoming conference entitled 'From Mothers to Citizens: Italian Women from Unification to the Republic. '


Read more at: Italian Research Seminars, Easter Term 2016
Seminars ET2016

Italian Research Seminars, Easter Term 2016

Research Events in Italian Studies programme for Easter Term 2016.


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Joint PhD studentship between Cambridge and the British School at Rome - Postwar Rome 1944-1951: Transnational flows and the culture of occupation and reconstruction

22 November 2021

The Italian Section is pleased to invite applications to a new joint PhD studentship between Cambridge and the British School at Rome, starting in October 2022. The PhD project will be on the topic: Postwar Rome 1944-1951: Transnational flows and the culture of occupation and reconstruction. Candidates will be asked to...

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