Dante lecture at Fairfield University


Professor John Freccero, chair of Italian Studies at New York University and a noted author of critical works on Dante, will be speaking at Fairfield University on Thursday, April 11 at 4:30 p.m. His lecture on "Heavenly Clockwork in Dante's Paradiso X" will be held in the Multimedia Room of the DiMenna-Nyselius Library.

Professor Freccero will be discussing selections from the last canticle of the Divine Comedy as an intersection of medieval theology and astronomy. The lecture, sponsored by the Humanities Institute of the College of Arts and Sciences and the Italian Studies Program, is free and open to the public.

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Posted on March 23, 2002

Vol. 34, No. 197