The World of Dante: Between Science and Poetry

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Date(s) - 04/15//2015
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Embassy of Italy, Auditorium


Celebrate the 750th anniversary of Dante’s birth with a recital of Dante’s cantos related to science. Riccardo Pratesi, from the Museo Galileo in Florence, Italy, will recite the cantos in Italian and comment on the scientific context of the selected cantos. Francesco Ciabattoni of Georgetown University will discuss the literary context. An English translation of the cantos will be distributed. Free admission; reservations needed.