Conference papers and lectures

  • Circe a Roma, Siena, Feb. 23-24, 2017 (Conference “Letteratura e società nella cultura romana imperiale”).
  • Testualità, visualità e parenesi nelle Metamorfosi di Apuleio, Milano, Feb. 7-8, 2017 (University, workshop on “Letteratura e intervisualità tra Grecia e Roma / Literature and Intervisuality in Greece and Rome“; Liceo Tito Livio, for the AICC).
  • Ovidian Graffiti. Uno studio di CIL 4,5296 – CLE 950, Oxford (OH), Miami College, Oct. 21, 2015; Yale University, Oct. 29, 2015.
  • Sub domina meretrice. Circe in the Latin West, Gambier (OH), Kenyon college, Nov. 3, 2015; Baltimore, Loyola Univ. Dec. 1, 2015; Philadelphia, UPenn, Dec. 3, 2015; Priceton, Dec. 4, 2015.
  • Curiosity and the Emotions in Apuleius: Storytelling as Contagion, for the V International Conference on the Ancient Novel From Tradition to Re-wiring the Ancient Novel (Houston, TX, Sep. 30 – Oct. 4, 2015); then at Bryn Mawr College, Dec. 12, 2015.
  • Small Things Matter: Text and Interpretation of Apuleius’ Metamorphoses, St. Petersburg, Bibliotheca Classica Petropolitana, May 5, 2015.
  • Sub domina meretrice. Circe in the Latin West, for the Conference The Odyssey between Greece and the Latin West, Ljubljana, Nov. 14-15, 2014.
  • Ovidian Graffiti. Uno studio di CIL 4,5296 – CLE 950, Università di Bologna, February 20, 2014.
  • Pareti ovidiane. Uno studio di CIL 4, 5296 (CLE 950), Trieste (Incontri triestini di Filologia Classica, XII ciclo), April 22, 2013.
  • Il latino in e-learning, Università di Bologna, February 1, 2013.
  • Of Mice and Poets. Callimaco e Virgilio in Orazio, sat. II 6, Trieste, May 7, 2012 (Incontri triestini di Filologia Classica).
  • Apuleio e il romanzo greco, Udine, February 7-8, 2012 (Scuola di dottorato in Scienze dell’Antichità).
  • Dall’epica al romanzo: la caratterizzazione dei personaggi in Achille Tazio e Apuleio, AICC di Firenze, January 30, 2012.
  • Da Corinto a Roma: le Metamorfosi di Apuleio, Trieste, September 23, 2011 (European Summer School of Classics 2011).
  • Le interpretazioni delle Metamorfosi di Apuleio, Desio, April 1-2, 2011 (Giornate di Studio su Il romanzo antico e moderno).
  • The Negotiation of Provincial Identity: Apuleius and Vergil, Oberlin, Oberlin College, April 30, 2010 (Conference Apuleius And Africa)
  • Prudentia, Providentia, and the Interpretation of Apuleius’ Metamorphoses, Columbus, Ohio State University, April 26, 2010 + New York, Hofstra College, May 5, 2010.
  • Love, ‘Sweetness’, and Amazement. Ancient Novel and Philosophy, Baltimore, Loyola University of Maryland, April 22, 2010 + Providence, Brown University, May 4, 2010 + New York, Hofstra College, May 5, 2010.
  • Prudentia, Providentia, e l’interpretazione delle Metamorfosi di Apuleio, Milano, Università statale, March 5, 2010.
  • Filosofia e romanzo antico, Milano, Liceo Parini (AICC), March 5, 2010.
  • L’importanza di essere Romano. Cultura e identità in Roma antica, Siena, “Per-corsi di qualità”, February 26, 2010.
  • Literary Memory, Emotion, Eroticism. Longus and Jeffery Deaver, International Symposium Cognition, Emotion, and Memory (Gdansk, Poland, Aug. 31 – Sept. 1, 2009).
  • Of Mice and Poets. Horace’s Sat. 2.6 and Callimachus, 13th Conference of the FIEC (Fédération Internationale des Associations des Études Classiques), Berlin, August 24-29, 2009.
  • Apuleyo y la novela antigua, Curso de posgrado, Universidad Corduba (Argentina), August 4-8, 2009.
  • Filosofia e romanzo antico, Conference Lector, intende, laetaberis: il romanzo dei Greci e dei Romani, Torino, AICC, April 27-28, 2009.
  • Prudentia and Providentia, Conference ISIS. The Religious Ending of Apuleius’ Golden Ass, Rostock, November 20-22, 2008.
  • Useful Truths, Enchanting Fictions. Historians and Novelists at Play, Conference Fiction, Truth and Reality: an Interdisciplinary Approach, Katowice, October 24-26, 2008.
  • Crying for Patroclus. Achilles Tatius and Homer’s Iliad, IV International Conference on the Ancient novel Crossroads in the Ancient novel: Spaces, Frontiers, Intersections (Lisbon, July 21-26, 2008).
  • The Ancient Novel, Summer School in Latin Language and Classical Culture, Bologna, June 27, 2008.
  • Homerizein. Citare l’epos in Apuleio e in Achille Tazio, at the Giornata Apuleiana Cassinese (Cassino, Facoltà di Lettere e Filosofia, April 1, 2008).
  • Apuleio, Achille Tazio e una ‘regola aurea’, VII giornata di Filologia classica su Il romanzo latino: modelli greci e tradizione letteraria romana (Pavia, Collegio Ghislieri, October 11-12, 2007).
  • Phaedrus, Apuleius, and Their Readers, with Wytse Keulen, Rethymnon (Crete), RICAN 4, May 2007.
  • Serviles voluptates. Apuleyo y la metamorfosis de la ‘Milesia’, Curso de promoción educativa Erotica Antiqua, Murcia, November 20-24, 2006.
  • Roma imperiale e il romanzo antico, with Alessandro Barchiesi, Grosseto (AICC), October 12, 2006.
  • La novela antigua. Poética ‘dulce’ e ilusión narrativa, Murcia, May 16, 2006.
  • Apuleius, Achilles Tatius, and a Golden Rule, Rethymnon (Crete), RICAN 3, May 2005.
  • La scena raccontata. Teatro e narrativa antica, Conference La scena assente? Realtà e leggenda sul teatro nel Medioevo, Siena, June 2004.
  • Sweet and Dangerous? A Metaphor in Apuleius’s Prologue, Retymnon (Crete), RICAN 2,  May 2003.
  • A Booklike Self: Ovid and Apuleius, Conference Aetas Ovidiana: Ovidian Themes in Contemporary Latin Studies, Dublin, March 2002.
  • Corinth, Rome, and Africa. A Cultural Background for the Tale of the Ass, Rethymnon (Crete), RICAN 1, May 2001.
  • The Winged Ass. Intertextuality and Narration in Apuleius’ Metamorphoses, Groningen, III International Conference on the Ancient Novel, July 2000.

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