Annual Dante Lecture by Elisa Brilli

Event time: 
Tuesday, October 25, 2016 - 5:30pm
WLH 309 See map
100 Wall Street
New Haven 06520
Event description: 

Augustine, Guinizzelli and Dante. Some remarks on the Poetics of Conversion in “Purg”. 26

Elisa Brilli is Assistant Professor of Medieval Italian Literature at the University of Toronto. She is the author of Firenze e il Profeta (Carocci, 2012), and the main editor of the critical edition of the Alphabetum Narrationum by Arnold of Liège (Brepols, 2015). She co-edited Faire l’Anthropologie historique du Moyen Âge (Atelier du CHR, 2010) with P.-O. Dittmar and B. Dufal, and Images and Words in Exile. Avignon and Italy During the First Half of the Fourteenth Century (SISMEL, 2015) with L. Fenelli and G. Wolf. After her joint Ph.D. in Medieval History and Italian Literature at the University of Rome “La Sapienza” and at the EHESS of Paris (2009), she has been post-doctoral fellow at the KHI-Max Planck Institut in Florence (2010-2011), visiting scholar at the UQAM (2012), F. Braudel fellow (Fondation de la Maison des Sciences de l’Homme) at the EPHE in Paris (2013), and Ambizione Fellow (Swiss National Science Foundation) at the University of Zurich (since 2014), where she is directing a research project on Dante and Augustine. Additional info and documents: