To Hell and Back: Experiencing Dante's Afterlife

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Student Centre

College Road

Dúthalla Room

Cork

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Explore Dante's Divine Comedy

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Looking for a Friday evening with a difference? Why not go To Hell and Back with Dante? The workshop will guide participants through an interactive exploration of the Divine Comedy and its afterlife in literature, images and film. It will first provide a short introduction to the poem through the performative reading of chosen passages, and the display of modern and contemporary illustrations. Engaging the in the creative re-imagination of Dante's world and its inhabiting characters, the workshop will invite participants to imagine themselves as pilgrims travelling through Hell, Purgatory and Paradise.

Suitable for all the family and feel free to drop in anytime. Drawing and sketching materials will be provided, and participants will have the opportnity to share their own creations on social media (FB, Twitter and Instagram) with the hashtag #ExperiencingDante

Organised by Dr David Bowe and Dr Federica Coluzzi (Government of Ireland Postdoctoral Fellows)

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Student Centre

College Road

Dúthalla Room

Cork

Ireland

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