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The Afterlife of Dante in 2021 Online Workshop – Mar. 25

Date 03.22.2021

Professor Guy Raffa, University of Texas Austin presents, “The Afterlife of Dante in 2021” sponsored by the Valentine Giamatti Fund. Guy P. Raffa is an award-winning scholar, teacher, and digital humanist. He writes and speaks on Italian culture and history, primarily on Dante Alighieri’s life, works, and legacy. In addition to publishing books and journal articles, he has written essays for popular venues on topics ranging from medieval warfare and George Washington’s Siege of Boston, to Google’s hiring assumptions and bearded baseball players. He also created the Dantesworld Website ( a multimedia tour of Hell, Purgatory, and Paradise. His latest book is Dante’s Bones: How a Poet invented Italy (Harvard UP, 2020, illustrated)

How to join  on Thursday, 25 March @ 4:30 pm EST
Zoom link
Meeting ID: 990 4408 8838
Passcode: 117867