Reading the Sigh // Panel 5.6.16

This event, hosted by CUNY Graduate Center, featured two lectures on the significance of the sigh in the works of two medieval poetic masters, Dante Alighieri (1265-1321) and Hafiz of Shiraz (1325-89), followed by a musical performance.

Intro:

Nicola Masciandaro, "The Miracle of the Sigh"
Franco Masciandaro - “Dante's Sighs”
Peter Booth - “Sighs in the Realm of Love’s Infinity”
Dijwar Karaman, santoor