Italian: Medieval and Renaissance studies, Dante, Boccaccio, Petrarch, medieval chronicles, historiography, gender studies
(See attached CV for complete list.)
Articles and Book Chapters
Short Essays and Translations
Reviews and Review Articles
At George Mason University:
Thesis Advisor and Reader (at Mason)
“'Costor non saranno dalla morte vinti': Boccaccio's Strategy of Invincibility in the Decameron.” Symposium: “Danza Macabra: Ancient Pestilences and Contemporary Pandemics.” Center for Italian Studies, Stony Brook University. October 28, 2020.
Keynote Lecture: "Crowns, Coronals and Genealogies: Women and the Italian Canon." International Conference: "Cinque Corone? Rethinking the Early Italian Canon." UCC Ireland. June 18-21, 2020 (postponed due to COVID-19).
“Tartar Textiles and Ethical Geography in Dante and Boccaccio.” Panel: “Dante, Local and Global: Towards 2021.” Conference: Annual Meeting of the Medieval Academy of America. University of Pennsylvania, PA. March 2019.
“Family Separation in Hell: Parents, Children and Pain in Dante.” Panel: “Dante, Petrarch, Boccaccio and the Poetics of the Early Italian Renaissance I.” Annual Meeting of the Renaissance Society of America. Toronto, Ontario. March 2019.
Chris Kleinhenz and I spoke with Matthew Treherne about the diverse disciplinary and pedagogical approaches to teaching Dante which emerge in MLA Approaches to Teaching Dante's Divine Comedy volume. We also discuss what it means to teach Dante in 2020, especially in light of the new educational and social contexts in which students are encountering Dante. You can listen to that podcast from the Leeds Center for Dante Studies at the University of Leeds here.