‘Dante all’Altro Polo’ Exhibition

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Celebrating the legacy and works of the great poet Dante Alighieri

WHEN: 22nd November – 18 June 2022
WHERE: Fisher Library, Level 2 Exhibition Space

To celebrate the 700th year anniversary of Dante Alighieri’s legacy and impact, the University of Sydney Library is proud to present Dante all’altro polo  –  Dante at the Other Pole, a Rare Books and Special Collections exhibition showcasing the poet’s work and materials. The exhibition includes several editions of Dante’s works, highlighting the intersection of the poet’s monumental contribution to our cultural heritage, and the ways in which Australian intellectuals and creative artists have responded.

Curated by Nerida Newbigin and Julie Price, with the support of The Department of Italian Studies – The Italian Cultural Institute Sydney – The Dante Alighieri Society of Sydney.

Click on this link to watch a curated video about the exhibition.

‘Dante all’Altro Polo’
Exhibition Launch Event

Webinar via Zoom

Date: Thursday 17 March 2022
Time: 6.30pm – 8pm
(webinar will be available to join at 6.20pm)

The launch of the exhibition is hosted by the University Librarian, Philip Kent, and will feature speeches by curator Nerida Newbigin and other esteemed guests.

We invite you to join the live stream of the event through the below link. As the event will be filmed, a recording will also be available for viewing at a later date.

Please click the button above to join the Zoom webinar on the day (6.30pm AEDT). For any questions regarding the event please email us at admin.library@sydney.edu.au.