talks (a selection)

March 2024
Dante’s Divine Comedy transformed in Lil Nas X’s 2021 video MONTERO (Call Me By Your Name) Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) Convention, Boston, USA

Lavinia’s erotic reversal in 1641 lost opera Le nozze d’Enea con Lavinia (Monteverdi, librettist unknown) Durham University Centre for Classical Reception & Department of Classics and Ancient History workshop The Afterlives of the Aeneid’s Women, online

A lover and a writer: baroque impersonations of Ovid as lasciuus auctor NYU Italian Department and Casa Italiana Zerilli Marimò symposium Eros: Thinking, Feeling, Writing Love from Classical Antiquity to Early Modernity, New York City, USA

Una biblioteca della letteratura universale: Elena Ferrante & Sulpicia
(with Cheikh Tidiane Gaye and Matteo Bianchi, by Stella N’Djoku) POESTATE literary festival, online

Translation as a form of poiesis & fragmented annotations on a 1573 edition of Castiglione's Il cortegiano (1528) American Association for Italian Studies conference, Fort Worth, USA

Emotional extremes in Pietro Michiel’s Ovidio a Corinna and Michelangelo Torcigliani’s Corinna ad Ovidio (1640) Australian and New Zealand Association for Medieval and Early Modern Studies conference, online

Dedica: omaggio a Pier Paolo Pasolini (with Stella N’Djoku) POESTATE literary festival, Lugano, Switzerland

Corinna writes back: Michelangelo Torcigliani’s Corinna ad Ovidio (1640) Australasian Society for Classical Studies conference, online

Heroides ventriloquism of voice in seventeenth-century Italian poetry MA completion seminar, University of Melbourne, online

Imitate da Ovidio: gendered voice remembered in Seicento poetry Pacific Rim Roman Literature Seminar, Mulubinba/Newcastle, Australia

Navigazioni possibili: Ovid lost and found Australasian Centre for Italian Studies conference, Te Whanganui-a-Tara/Wellington, Aotearoa