Temptation symposium

27-28 May 2013

The Norwegian Institute in Rome

Podcast from the symposium


Monday, 27th May:

Morning session

9:30-­‐10:00: Coffee

10.00: Introduction: Einar Petterson

Temptation, Seduction and Desire
Chair: Einar Petterson


Einar Petterson, Professor of art history, University of Oslo

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

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


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

Lecture 4

Dagmar Reichardt, University of Groningen/The Netherlands

The temptation of violence in Giovanni Verga and Ennio Flaiano

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

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


Wine and snacks at the Norwegian Institute



Tuesday, 28th May

Morning session

09:00-­9:30 Coffee

Temptation in Cinema
hair: Gaetana Marrone-­Puglia

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”

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

Lecture 9

Cecilia Mariani, University of Sassari, Sardinia, Italy

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

Lecture 10

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

A Defense of Gastronomic Hedonism




























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