Meetings and Events

The Dante Society of America regularly organizes panel sessions at various academic conferences, and holds its own annual meeting and conference.


Upcoming Events

  • The Dante Society is sponsoring two sessions at the next annual meeting of the Modern Language Association, which will be held in Seattle from January 9-12, 2020. Presenters and paper titles will be announced soon.
  • The Dante Society is sponsoring four sessions at the next annual meeting of the Renaissance Society of America, which will be held in Philadelphia, from April 2-4, 2020 Presenters and paper titles will be announced soon.
  • The 137th Annual Meeting of the Dante Society of America will be held at Washington University in St. Louis on May 2, 2020. Proposals for the associated symposium, "Dante, somma luce," to be held on May 1-2, should be send to sherberg@wustl.edu by November 15, 2019. Please include a 250-word abstract and c.v. highlights. The organizers welcome papers or pre-organized panels relating to the life and works of Dante Alighieri, in commemoration of the 699th anniversary of his death. As the Society works to advance scholarship in all fields related to Dante, it also has a strong commitment to education and outreach, and it welcomes papers in these areas as well.
  • The Dante Society is sponsoring three sessions at the 55th International Congress on Medieval Studies, which will be held at Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, MI, from May 7-10, 2020 Presenters and paper titles will be announced soon.

Recorded Events


Past Meetings and Events

A listing of meetings and events sponsored by the Dante Society in previous years is available here.