talks (a selection)


in July
Early career researchers in digital medieval studies: a round table discussion (with Elisa Cugliana, Sebastian Dows-Miller, Sebastian Gensicke, Philipp Schneider, and Suzette van Haaren) International Medieval Congress (IMC), Leeds

in June
The Australian environment across the poems of Enoe Raffaelli Di Stefano American Association for Italian Studies (AAIS) conference, Sant’Anna Institute, Sorrento

in May
Adapting as Translating: Postcolonial, Multilingual Performances of Canonical Plays (with Sandrine F. Rajaonarivony) Literature and Language Difference Conference, St Anne’s College, University of Oxford

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, Tufts University, 8th March 2024

2023
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, 15th December 2023

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 University, 14th October 2023

Una biblioteca della letteratura universale: Elena Ferrante & Sulpicia
(with Cheikh Tidiane Gaye and Matteo Bianchi, by Stella N’Djoku) POESTATE literary festival, online, 2nd June 2023

Translation as a form of poiesis & fragmented annotations on a 1573 edition of Castiglione's Il cortegiano (1528) American Association for Italian Studies (AAIS) conference, Texas Christian University, 18th May 2023

2022
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 (ANZAMEMS) conference, online, 29th June 2022

Dedica: omaggio a Pier Paolo Pasolini (with Stella N’Djoku) POESTATE literary festival, Lugano, Switzerland, 4th June 2022

Corinna writes back: Michelangelo Torcigliani’s Corinna ad Ovidio (1640) Australasian Society for Classical Studies (ASCS) conference, online, 9th February 2022

2020
Heroides ventriloquism of voice in seventeenth-century Italian poetry MA completion seminar, University of Melbourne, online, 30th July 2020

2019
Imitate da Ovidio: gendered voice remembered in Seicento poetry Pacific Rim Roman Literature Seminar, University of Newcastle, Mulubinba, 11th July 2019

Navigazioni possibili: Ovid lost and found Australasian Centre for Italian Studies (ACIS) conference, Victoria University of Wellington, Te Whanganui-a-Tara, 10th February 2019

Ovidian transgressions: navigating boundaries of gender and genre in Seicento poetry Australian & New Zealand Association for Medieval & Early Modern Studies conference (ANZAMEMS), University of Sydney, Warrang, 6th February 2019