Sandro Sticca, professor of French and comparative literature, has been placed on the Committee of Honor and invited to speak at an “Homage to Ovid” in Italy, on the occasion of the 2000th anniversary of the death of the poet Ovid. He will speak on May 27. The title of his presentation is “Ovid in the Anglo-American Culture.”
Other members of the Committee of Honor include Decebal Fagadau, mayor of Constanza in Romania; Frank Van Wonterghem, professor at the University of Rome Tor Vergata; Marco Buonocore, president of the Pontifical Academy of Archaeology in Rome; Eugenio Sodo, professor of the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart in Rome; Senator of the Italian Republic Stefania Pezzopane; and Senator of the Italian Republic Paola Pelino.
Proceedings of the conference are expected to be translated in French, German and English.