Speakers and Schedule

We are thrilled to announce that Michelangelo Zaccarello, University of Pisa, will hold the keynote speech on Thursday 15th July.

After teaching at some length in Dublin, Oxford and Verona, Michelangelo Zaccarello is professor of Filologia italiana at the University of Pisa: his main research areas are the textual scholarship of early Italian literary texts, mainly comic verse and short stories (with critical editions of Burchiello, Pulci, Sacchetti), and digital philology. Of his more than a hundred publications, many appeared outside Italy: Belgium, Estonia, France, Finland, UK, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland, USA. Amongst his recently published volumes: L’edizione critica del testo letterario (Mondadori 2017), Teoria e forme del testo digitale (Carocci 2019), Leggere senza libri (Cesati 2020).

On Friday 16th July, Danielle Westerhof, rare books librarian at Palace Green Library, Durham, will hold the public lecture.

Since October 2018, Dr Danielle Westerhof has been Rare Books Librarian at Palace Green Library, part of Durham University’s Library and Collections, following on from a one-year position in which she worked on enhancing access to the Bamburgh Library. She has an interest in the materiality of the book and the relationship between libraries and identities, particularly in 18th-century England. Before joining Durham University, she worked freelance as a historic libraries consultant and rare books cataloguer.

Please click the following link to download the pdf programme.

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