Temptation symposium

27-28 May 2013

The Norwegian Institute in Rome

Monday, 27th May:

Morning session

9:30-­‐10:00: Coffee

10.00: Introduction: Einar Petterson

Temptation, Seduction and Desire
Chair: Einar Petterson

10:15–10.45
Lecture1

Einar Petterson, Professor of art history, University of Oslo

Demons, Disease and Duck Feet. Grünewald´s Temptation of Saint Anthony

11.00-­‐11:30
Lecture 2

Elena Raisi, PhD University of Bologna

Desiring Medusa, choosing Perseus. The seduction of Knowledge and the triumph of Virtue between 16th and 17th century

11:45-­‐12:15: Coffee break

12:15-­‐12:45

Lecture 3

Ingrid Rowland, Professor, Notre-­‐Dame University, Rome

The Swedish Eden of Olof Rudbeck (1630-­‐1702)

13.00–14:30: Lunch

 

Monday, 27th May

Afternoon session

Temptation and Wrath
Chair: Paola Di Cori

14.30–15.00
Lecture 4

Dagmar Reichardt, University of Groningen/The Netherlands

The temptation of violence in Giovanni Verga and Ennio Flaiano

15.15–15.45
Lecture 5

Saskia Ziolkowski, Duke University

The Temptation to Kill. Representations of Murder in Calvino, Moravia, and Italian Literature of the 40s and 50s

16.00–16.30 Coffee break

 

Temptation and Objects
Chair: Gloria Lauri-­Lucente

16:30-­‐17:00
Lecture 6

Paola Di Cori, Lecturer in Cultural Studies and Gender Studies at the University of Urbino.

Tempting objects. (In)animate and evocative Things in times of crisis

17.15-­‐19.30

Wine and snacks at the Norwegian Institute

 

 

Tuesday, 28th May

Morning session

09:00-­9:30 Coffee

Temptation in Cinema
C
hair: Gaetana Marrone-­Puglia

9:30–10.00
Lecture 7

GloriaLauri-­Lucente, Professor and Head of the Department of Italian at the University of Malta

“Sexual Desire and its Eternal Deferral in Martin Scorsese’s The Age of Innocence”

10.15–10.45
Lecture 8

Gaetana Marrone-­Puglia, Princeton University

Altered States of Consciousness in Liliana Cavani’s Cinema

11:00-­‐11:30 Coffee break

Temptation and Gluttony
Chair: Einar Petterson

11.30-­‐12.00
Lecture 9

Cecilia Mariani, University of Sassari, Sardinia, Italy

Temptations in Disguise. Gluttony, Chocolate and the Visual Arts in the Twentieth Century

12:15–12:45
Lecture 10

Andrea Borghini, Associate Professor, Department of Philosophy, College of the Holy Cross

A Defense of Gastronomic Hedonism

13.00–14.30

Lunch

Published June 2, 2014 2:35 PM