Sangjin Park receives the Premio Flaiano di Italianistica

Sangjin Park, former member of the Committee on Literary Theory and current member of the AILC-ICLA Executive Council, has been awarded the Premio Flaiano di Italianistica—La cultura italiana nel mondo 2020 for his book on The Divine Comedy as Dante’s spoken epic. The book, entitled Dante ga ilgeojuneun sinkok in Korean, was published in 2019 by Hangilsa, a publishing house based in Seoul. The book rereads Dante’s Divine Comedy by highlighting the acoustic images of its language. It emphasizes the necessity to read the Comedy, a handwritten manuscript from the pre-Gutenberg era, by focusing on its acoustic letters.

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