The Medieval Studies Program, the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, and the Thomas and Catharine McMahon Lecture Series present “Boccaccio and Women” by Marilyn Migiel P’14, professor of Italian, Cornell University:
Professor Migiel is the author of Gender and Genealogy in Tasso’s “Gerusalemme Liberata” and A Rhetoric of the “Decameron,” which was awarded the MLA’s 2004 Howard R. Marraro Prize for the best book published in North America on an Italian subject in the preceding two years. She has also co-edited a volume devoted to Refiguring Women: Perspectives on Gender and the Italian Renaissance. Her work in progress includes a book-length study dealing with the moral and ethical dimension of the Decameron, a translation of the Decameron, and a translation of selected novellas of Matteo Bandello.
Date: Wednesday, October 3
Time: 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Place: Common Room, 300 High Street