Sunday, 30 December
695. Dante: Epistemologies in Exile
10:15–11:30 a.m., Missouri, Sheraton Chicago
Program arranged by the Division on Medieval and Renaissance Italian Literature
Presiding: Dennis Looney, Univ. of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh
1. “Counting by Fives: A Literary Reading of Inferno,” Mary Ann McDonald Carolan, Fairfield Univ.
2. “Poets in Exile: Dante’s Purgatorio XXI–XXVI,” Alessandro Vettori, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick
3. “Does Vergil Read the Pilgrim’s Mind? Trouble in the Epistemological Paradise of Dante’s Commedia,” Ashleigh Imus, Cornell Univ.