BOCCACCIO IN WASHINGTON DC

Dec 11, 2012 2015

BOCCACCIO IN WASHINGTON DC

CONFERENCE DATES: OCTOBER 4 - 6, 2013

An international, interdisciplinary conference on the occasion of the 700th anniversary of Boccaccio's birth, to be held at Georgetown University and the Italian Embassy.

We invite proposals for papers or panels on Boccaccio's life, thoughts and works (in English or Italian).

Abstracts (300 words) with a brief biographical note to Prof. Elsa Filosa (elsa.filosa@vanderbilt.edu) are due March 31, 2013.

Selected papers will be published in the conference proceedings.

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS:
Teodolinda Barolini, Columbia University
Carlo Delcorno, Università Statale di Bologna
Giuseppe Mazzotta, Yale University
Elissa Weaver, University of Chicago

TRAVEL GRANTS SPONSORED BY THE AMERICAN BOCCACCIO ASSOCIATION:
Two travel grants of $250 each are available for graduate students who are currently preparing a thesis or dissertation on Boccaccio and would like to attend the conference. Interested parties should send a letter of application, updated CV, and abstract of thesis or dissertation to the ABA secretary, Elsa Filosa, by March 31, 2013.

FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT:
Georgetown University - Department of Italian: italian.georgetown.edu
American Boccaccio Association: ABAonline.us

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