“Dante and his Comedy: From the Past to the Present” by Irene Guidotti
The event will deal with a historical literary itinerary dedicated to some of the passages and the most famous characters of Dante’s Divine Comedy. We will travel the places known to Dante during the exile and what is still visible today.
About the speaker
Irene Guidotti holds a BA from the University of Florence in Literature and Communication Science and an MA in Librarianship from Monash University (Melbourne).
In the past, she collaborated with the Manuscript Collection at the State Library of Victoria and is currently Digitisation Coordinator and Research Repository Librarian at Monash University. As an ALIA (Australian Library and Information Association) associate member and social media coordinator, she is involved in events and activities in Victoria.
She specialises in archival research and in the study of 18th and 19th-century documents, with a particular focus on manuscripts of archaeological interest.
Irene presented the outcomes of her research at International conferences in Europe and published in peer-reviewed publications.
In 2008, she participated in the organisation of the exhibition “Mugello, the cradle of the Renaissance: Giotto, Beato Angelico, Donatello e i Medici” and worked at the Tourist Office of Unione Montana dei Comuni del Mugello between 2008 and 2009.
Members Free – Visitors Donation
Venue: Dante Alighieri Society Western Australia, Unit 3/239 Fitzgerald Street, Perth, WA 6005
Date and Time: 26/04/2019 at 7.30pm