Events

 

Dante the Abolitionist

Friday, November 15, 2013
3:00 p.m.
Robbins Library, Rush Rhees 416

Event Poster

The Department of Modern Languages and Cultures,
the Frederick Douglass Institute for African and African-American Studies,
and the Undergraduate Medieval Society are excited to present:

"Dante the Abolitionist: African-American Appropriations of the Italian Poet in the Nineteenth Century"

Dennis Looney
Professor of French and Italian
University of Pittsburgh
Author of Freedom Readers: The African American Reception of Dante Alighieri and the Divine Comedy (2011)