Webinar: “The Penelopes”

Webinar: “The Penelopes”

Penelope, one of the most emblematic figures of Greek mythology, will be at the heart of the next edition of the Ulysseus interuniversity seminar. Organized jointly by the University of Seville, the University of Côte d’Azur, and the University of Genoa, this seminar will explore the various rewritings of Penelope in arts and literature.


  • Penelope in Il ritorno di Ulisse in patria by Monteverdi (Elisa Ferrero)
  • Penelope: merely an epic character or also an epic author? (Beatrice Gaggero)
  • The dance of Penelope according to Ingrid Magrinyà (Miriam Tagliavacche)
  • Irene Papas as Penelope in RAI’s Odissea (1968): stardom and technique (Linda Mongiovì)
  • Penelope in comics: from Paperodissea to Miyazaki (Matteo Gatti)
  • Introduction and Coordination: Alessandro Ferraro

The seminar will be conducted in Spanish, French, and Italian. Free participation.

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