Mar 6: “Triform Love: The Structure of Dante’s Comedy”

Triform Love: The Structure of Dante’s Comedy
Wednesday, March 5, 2014
5 pm, Royce 306, UCLA

A lecture by CHRISTIAN MOEVS who is Associate Professor of Italian at Notre Dame. His interests include Dante, medieval Italian literature, lyric poetry and poetics, and the intersection between literature and philosophy (especially metaphysics and medieval philosophy). He is co-editor of the Devers Series in Dante Studies, and a fellow of the Medieval Institute. He is on the editorial board of Dante Studies and The Electronic Bulletin of the Dante Society of America, and chair of the Executive Committee on Medieval and Renaissance Italian Literature of the MLA. His The Metaphysics of Dante’s Comedy (Oxford UP and American Academy of Religion, 2005) won the Modern Language Association’s Marraro Prize for Italian Studies, and the American Association for Italian Studies Prize for the best book of 2005. He is currently working on a book on Dante and the medieval contemplative (mystical) tradition, for which he has won a second NEH Fellowship.

CMRS@HUMNET.UCLA.EDU    |    310-825-1880    |    CMRS.UCLA.EDU

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