Monthly Archives: February 2010

Richard Strier on Earthly Petrarch

For our next meeting, we are pleased to welcome Richard Strier, Frank L. Sulzberger Distinguished Service Professor of English at the University of Chicago, who will present part of a chapter from his latest work:

“Earthly Petrarch”


Friday, Feb. 26, 2010 at 12:00pm in Wieboldt 207.

Professor Strier’s presentation will focus on the following poems from the Canzoniere: 1, 129, 248, 264.

Light lunch will be served.

Nancy Canepa on Basile’s Cunti

We are excited to welcome Nancy Canepa, Associate Professor of French and Italian at Dartmouth College, as our special guest for our third meeting of the quarter.  Professor Canepa will share her work on:

“Once Upon a Time, in Naples: Crisis of Exemplarity and Enchantment of the Everyday in Basile’s cunti”


Friday, February 12, 2010 at 12:00pm in Wieboldt 207.

Light lunch and great discussion included!