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Italian Language Meeting – January 24, 2024 (Online)

January 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

When: January 24, 2024
Speaker: Prof. Sergio Mauro, former Professor at UNESP in Sao Paolo, Brazil
Topic: Italian genius: Dante to Montale
Location: Online

About the Presentation:
Prof. Mauro will investigate whether there really is an Italian way of being a genius in literature, from Dante to Montale. He will highlight the original way of examining the human condition and the role of the human being in the universe, particularly in Dante, Leopardi and Montale.

About the Presenter:
Prof. Mauro was born in São Paulo, Brazil on 28/11/1961 to Italian parents from the province of Salerno. Doctor of Letters (USP) since 1995. From 1999 to 2013, he did 08 postdoctoral research in Italy (UNIBO, Normale di Pisa, UNISI) with 5 scholarships from the Brazilian government. Professor (retired) of Italian literature from 29/05/1986 to 04/12/2019 in UNESP (State University of São Paulo). Editor-in-chief of the journal “Revista de Letras” (since January 2010) He has given about 34 lectures on Italian and Brazilian literature at different Brazilian and international cultural institutes. He has written several scientific articles and two books: “O sorriso do carrasco” (short stories, 1994) and “O girassol enlouquecido” (novel, 2018).

Advanced registration will be required. A link to the registration form will be sent to the Dante Alighieri Society mailing list.

The Social “hour” begins at 7 pm. Presentation begins at 7:30

About the Speaker:

Prof. Mauro è nato a San Paolo del Brasile il 28/11/1961 da genitori italiani della provincia di Salerno. Dottore in lettere (USP) dal 1995. Dal 1999 al 2013, ha fatto 08 ricerche di post-dottorato in Italia (UNIBO, Normale di Pisa, UNISI) con 5 borse del governo brasiliano Professore (in pensione) di letteratura italiana dal 29/05/1986 al 04/12/2019 nell’UNESP (Università Statale di San Paolo). Direttore della rivista (journal) “Revista de Letras” (dal gennaio 2010) Ha dato circa 32 conferenze sulla letteratura italiana e brasiliana presso diversi istituti culturali brasiliani e una conferenza su Dante nel marzo 2021 per La Scuola Dante Alighieri di Asuncion, Paraguay.


January 24
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Event Category:

2023-2024 Season
Live Meeting COVID Guidelines