Wednesday, 29 December
433. Dante: Names and Places
12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Washington B, Loews
Program arranged by the Division on Medieval and Renaissance Italian Literature
Presiding: Alison Cornish, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor
1. “The Place of the Proper Name in the Italian Topographies of the Paradiso,” William Franke, Vanderbilt Univ.
2. “Dante’s Connection with Astrology of His Time,” Maria Adelaide Basile, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick
3. “Dante’s Personified Cities: Widow, Whore, and Virgin Bride,” Olivia Holmes, Yale Univ.