Lecture: What's in a Word? 'Fede' and its doubles between Machiavelli and Luther
Tue, November 13, 2007 • 4:00 PM • Texas Governor's Room, 2nd floor of Texas Union
Professor Ascoli’s principal field of study is Medieval and Early Modern Italian culture from the 13th to the 16th centuries.Teaching and research interests include the relations between literary form and history; intertwined configurations of authorship and readership; the construction of Italian national identity from the Renaissance to the Risorgimento; literary politics of gender; Dante, Machiavelli, and Ariosto.
Lecture is free and open to the public.