Monday, 27 December
25. Curiosity and Conflict: From Boccaccio to Tasso
7:00–8:15 p.m., Jefferson, Loews
Program arranged by the Division on Medieval and Renaissance Italian Literature
Presiding: Dennis Scott Surrency, Penn State Univ., University Park
1. “Making War on the Widow: Boccaccio’s Il corbaccio and Florentine Liberty,” Michaela Paasche Grudin, Lewis and Clark Coll.
2. “Curiosity in the Orlando furioso,” Gabriel D. Pihas, European Coll. of Liberal Arts
3. “Torquato Tasso and the Furore of Love, War, and Madness,” Julia Marie Cozzarelli, Ithaca Coll.