Dante’s Vita Nuova
Tues. 6pm Eastern
Level: Experienced Italian readers only. The course is suitable, too, for those with good reading knowledge of modern Italian, but who would like guided practice reading medieval Florentine.
Textbook: Text available online via Columbia’s Digital Dante. Recommended critical edition, for those who would like, is Corti and Colombo (ed. Feltrinelli).
Sections capped at: 5 students. If the course is sold-out, please fill out this waiting-list form.
Kristen is a Ph.D. student in UC Berkeley’s department of Italian Studies, where she also received an M.A. Prior to graduate study, she earned a B.A. in Italian Studies and Latin from the American University of Rome, worked for Paideia’s Rome office, and participated in FIDEM’s program in Medieval manuscript studies.
She specializes in late-Medieval and Renaissance literature and philosophy, with a background in Dante studies. Her current work is on the reception of Guido Cavalcanti in the circle of Marsilio Ficino.