Re-Inventing the Middle Ages:
Contemporary "Translations" of Dante and
Saint Francis of Assisi in Film and Theater
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Speakers & Events
Tuesday, September 25 at 6:00 p.m.
Morey 321, River Campus
A feature film adaptation of Dante's first Cantica done with paper puppets. By Sandow Birk and Marcus Sanders in collaboration with Paul Zaloom, Sean Meredith, and Elyse Pignolet (USA, 2007)
Sandow Birk will introduce the film and engage the audience in discussion after the screening.
Refreshments will be served.
Francis, the Holy Jester
Wednesday, October 10 at 7:30 pm
Interfaith Chapel, Main Sanctuary, River Campus
A play by Dario Fo (Italy, 1999) translated into English and staged by
Book signing in the Lobby after the Play.
A Workshop on "The Art of Story Telling"
Wednesday, October 10
12:00 - 3:00 p.m.
12:00-2:00 p.m. in English
2:00-3:00 p.m. in Italian
Drama House, River Campus
Conducted by Mario Pirovano.
Refreshments will be served
Please register for the Workshop by October 5th by contacting Laurie Kiley at firstname.lastname@example.org or 275-4251 in the department of Modern Languages and Cultures.