Watch Now: Virgilio Lecture Series with Adriana Cavarero

In October 2023, the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures hosted the inaugural Virgilio Lecture Series. The lecture series, featuring Adriana Cavarero (Università degli studi di Verona), was entitled “Women and Monsters: the uncanny of maternity in literary imagination." 

The entire lecture series is now available on YouTube. 

Lecture #1

Singing with the sirens: voices of the Mediterranean myth

Lecture #2

Woman breastfeeding wolf cubs in Euripides' "Bacchae"

Lecture #3

"Speaking from the maternal womb" with Elena Ferrante