Recent Professional Activities by John P. Welle, Professor Emeritus, Romance Languages and Literatures and Concurrent Professor Emeritus of Film, Television and Theatre

Author: Kelli Brown

John Welle

Key Note Address, “’Trip dentro trip’: Andrea Zanzotto’s Meditations on English,” at the conference, “Conglomerati: Andrea Zanzotto’s Poetic Clusters,” Oxford University, November 18th, and 19th, 2021. I also participated in a round table discussion, with Professor Peter Hainsworth of Oxford, on translating Andrea Zanzotto. The full conference program is available here.

Invited On-line Webinar, “The Centennial of Andrea Zanzotto’s Birth: the Legacy of a Great Poet and the Presence of Dante in His Verses.” With Prof. Armando Maggi of the University of Chicago. Istituto italiano di cultura of Chicago, October 20th, 2021. 

Invited Commentary on the Film, “Dante’s Inferno of 1911,” Istituto italiano di cultura of Washington, D.C., October 18th, 2021.

Invited Commentary on the Film, “Ma l’amore mio non muore (Love Everlasting),” National Gallery of Art, and Istituto italiano di cultura of Washington, D.C., April 21, 2021.