"TRANSLATING RHYTHM AND RHYME FROM DANTE TO SORRENTINO" - a lecture by Prof. Virginia Jewiss, Johns Hopkins University

Date: 04-07-2022

Time: 05:00 PM

Location: Multimedia Room, DiMenna-Nyselius Library

Please come to a lecture by Prof. Virginia Jewiss of Johns Hopkins University on “Translating Rhythm and Rhyme from Dante to Sorrentino” on Thursday, April 7 at 5pm in the Multimedia Room of the library. Prof. Jewiss, who holds a PhD from Yale University, recently published a translation of Dante’s La vita nuova (Penguin, March 2022) and Pirandello’s Novelle per un anno/Stories for the Years (Yale University Press, 2020).  She has translated the work of numerous Italian authors and film directors, including Roberto Saviano’s Gomorrah, Melania Mazzucco’s Vita, and screenplays for Gabriele Salvatores and Paolo Sorrentino whose most recent film, E’ stata la mano di Dio/The Hand of God, was nominated for an Academy Award.


This event, which is free and open to the public, is sponsored by the Italian Studies program, the department of Modern Languages & Literatures, the Humanities Institute and the College of Arts & Sciences.  Please join us!

For more information, contact Mary Ann Carolan / 203-254-4000 x2134 / mcarolan@fairfield.edu