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Event ID: MC124413

24th Jun 2020 - 26th Jun 2020

Conference Start Date: 24th Jun 2020

Conference End Date: 26th Jun 2020

Event Type: Conference

Event Serial: MC124413 /   Total Views ( 58 )

Deadline for Abstract/Paper Submissions: 01st Mar 2020

Event Category : Literature ,Arts ,Culture ,European Studies ,Film studies 

Event Organizer: Department of Modern Literatures and Classical Philology

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Conference Venue : Montevideo   Uruguay

Conference Details : From the Italian digital animation feature that will be presented at the Cannes Mipcom in October Fiammetta, Nicola Barile, 2019, to the recent exhibition on the Napoleonic pilfering of Italian libraries that involved, among others, a De casibus virorum illustrium Le ruberie napoleoniche in Biblioteca Capitolare, Verona, November 2018, to the tableaux vivants by North American artist Adad Hannah The Decameron Retold, 2019, to the latest cinematic adaptations by U.S. The Little Hours, Jeff Baena, 2017, Italian Maraviglioso Boccaccio, Paolo Taviani and Vittorio Taviani, 2015 and Cuban Boccaccerías habaneras, Arturo Sotto, 2013 filmmakers, to the latest revised edition of the Decameron Quondam, Fiorilla, Alfano [eds.], 2013, to studies on Boccaccio’s writing and drawings Cursi, 2013, to the Uruguayan volume that robustly challenges the Decameron Carlos Rehermann, Dodecameron, Hum, 2008, or the Italian-Uruguayan writer who mercilessly erases the text, leaving only its skeleton Riccardo Boglione, Ritmo D, Gegen, 2009, Giovanni Boccaccios work continues to be, 700 years later, the subject of research, artistic appropriations, and creative rewritings. The 11th International Montevideana Colloquium is proposed as a space for new research on the work of the Italian writer and his appropriations: both those carried out by him regarding tradition his rewriting of Apuleyo, Virgilio, Dante, as well as appropriations by other artists, using diverse media, in the centuries that followed from Sandro Botticelli to Lope de Vega, Franz von Suppé or Carlo Levi. It is also a space to consider the numerous translators who proposed different readings of the certaldés, not to mention his importance to past and present thinkers like Peter Sloterdijk, who sees the Decameron as the first modern text. Please send abstracts of 1000 to 1300 words excluding bibliography by March 1, 2020 to the following address: montevideana2020@gmail.com. Organized by the Department of Modern Literatures and the Department of Classical Philology of the University of the Republic, as well as the National Museum of Visual Arts, Uruguay.

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