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Alan Tully, Chair 128 Inner Campus Dr., Stop B7000, GAR 1.104 Austin, TX 78712-1739 • 512-471-3261

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.

Sponsored by: Department of French and Italian, Department of English, Program in Comparative Literature, and the Program in Medieval Studies, History Dept.


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