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515. Religious, Spiritual, Theological Approaches to Dante

Wednesday, 11 January, 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Huron, Sheraton Chicago

Program arranged by the American Association for Italian Studies

Presiding: Vittorio Montemaggi, Univ. of Notre Dame

1. "Unholy Appetites: Sacramental Theology and Power at the Base of Dante's Hell," Christiana Purdy Moudarres, Yale Univ.

2. "'Si' come nave pinta da buon vento': The Theology of Friendship from 'Guido i' vorrei' to the Commedia," Elizabeth A. Coggeshall, Stanford Univ.

3. "Purgatorio 30.39 and Dante's Canzone 'Io sento si' d'amor la gran possanza': Palinode or Peregrinatio?" Laurence E. Hooper, Wesleyan Univ.

4. "Interior Language of Caritas in Dante's Paradiso," Maria Clara Iglesias Rondina, Yale Univ.

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  • Italian Literature

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