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Douglas Biow, Director MEZ 3.126, Mailcode A1800, Austin, TX 78712 • 512-232-3470

Douglas Biow Named New CES Director

Posted: August 26, 2008

Professor Biow (Professor of Italian and Comparative Literature) focuses primarily on the literary, intellectual, and cultural history of Renaissance Italy. He is the recipient of a number of awards, including NEH and Guggenheim Fellowships, and the author of a number of articles and four books, most recently The Culture of Cleanliness in Renaissance Italy (Cornell University Press, 2006) and In Your Face: Professional Improprieties and the Art of Being Conspicuous in Sixteenth-Century Italy (forthcoming Stanford University Press, 2009-10).

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