Convegno Internazionale a Napoli: Il Nord e il magico, 30 novembre – 1 dicembre 2016

Dipartimento di Studi Letterari, Linguistici e Comparati

International Conference: North and Magic

Naples, 30 November-1 December

Rettorato Università l’Orientale
Palazzo Du Mesnil, Via Chiatamone, 60-61 Napoli

Wednesday 30th November 2016

14:30 Welcome and Introduction
Chair: Maria Cristina Lombardi, University “L’Orientale”, Naples

14:45-15:10 Daniel Sävborg (University of Tartu), Trollen i norrön tradition – trollkunniga människor och ett släkte
för sig.

15:15-15:40 Francesco Viola (Palermo), Fate, sirene ed altre “fimmine”: dal Mare del Nord al Mere
Nostrum, tra oralità e realtà

15:45-16:10 Letizia Vezzosi (University of Florence), A Magic Thread between Middle English and Middle Dutch

16:15 -16:45 Coffee break

Chair: Letizia Vezzosi (University of Florence)

16:45-17:10 Maria Cristina Lombardi (University “L’Orientale”, Naples), Transformation and Shape-changing in Old Norse literature and in Folk‘Memorates’

17:15-17:40 Alessandro Palumbo (University of Uppsala), Among demons and Ave Marias: runes and supernatural on medieval amulets

17:45-18:45 Alessandro Palumbo (University of Uppsala), Runic Laboratory

Conference Dinner 20,30

Thursday 1st December, 2016

Chair: Marcello Meli, University of Padua

10-10:25 Davide Finco (University of Genoa), Dancing with Elves, from Curses to Literary Jokes

10:30-10:55 Agneta Ney (University of Uppsala, Sweden), Hantverkets kraft: Om smeders magi och kunskap i myt och verklighet

11-11:25 Luca Taglianetti (Asbjørnsenselskapet, Oslo), Incantesimi e formule magiche negli svartebøker norvegesi

11:30 -12 Coffee break

Chair: Valeria Micillo, University “L’Orientale”, Naples

12-12:25 Marcello Meli (University of Padua), Elementi magici nella letteratura norrena

12:30-12:55 Roberta Ascarelli (University of Arezzo), Anschel ben Elieser Chasan racconta – il Ma’asebuch di Amsterdam (1701)

13 -14:15 Light Lunch

Chair: Giusi Zanasi, University “L’Orientale”, Naples

14:15-14:40 Bruno Berni (Istituto Italiano di Studi Germanici, Roma), Witches, Elves and Mermaids. Hans Christian Andersen and the Magic Disappearing of the Supernatural

14:45-15:10 Franco Paris (University “L’Orientale”, Naples), Dalle witte vrouwen olandesi alle dame bianche delle Alpi. Malefici e incantesimi tra dune e montagne

15:15-15:40 Angela Iuliano (University “L’Orientale”, Naples), Seiðr, kunnosta, fjölkyngi. Le parole della magia nelle prime saghe della Heimskringla

15:45-16:30 General Conclusions

Info: prof.ssa Maria Cristina Lombardi macris.lomb@tin.it