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, England

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

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, England

in March 
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

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

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 (AAIS) conference, Fort Worth, USA

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

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 (ASCS) conference, online

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

2019
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 (ACIS) conference, Te Whanganui-a-Tara/Wellington, Aotearoa