Feb 19: “Boccaccio and Petrarch”

“Boccaccio and Petrarch”


Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Royce 306 at 5 pm

Professor Mazzotta (Sterling Professor of Humanities for Italian, Yale University), focuses on Boccaccio’s critique of Petrarch’s intellectual project for his own time and for the modern age. At the center of the critical analysis lies Boccaccio’s monumental Genealogy of the Gentile Gods, which comes forth as a weave of personal affection and sharp questioning of Petrarch’s theories of self and history. What emerges is a portrait of Boccaccio as the worthy interlocutor of Petrarch.

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Advance Registration is not required. Please sign the attendance sheet at the door. No fee.  Seating is limited, available on a first-come, first-served basis. Use the Self Pay Parking in UCLA Lots 2, 3, and 4

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