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New Faculty Seminar: Marco Faini, “Crime, Print, and the Construction of Otherness in Early Modern Italy (XVI-XVIII Centuries)”

April 16 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

The Humanities Institute invites you to join us as we learn more about the work of new humanities faculty at UB. Coffee, tea, and cookies will be served. This event will be presented hybrid. To join remotely, please see Zoom meeting info at the bottom of this page.

Marco Faini is Assistant Professor of Italian in the Romance Languages and Literatures Department. His research interests include biblical epic, macaronic and mock-heroic poetry, devotional literature, cheap-print and popular culture. He has held fellowships at the Herzog August Bibliothek, Wolfenbüttel, at the University of Cambridge, and at Villa I Tatti – The Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Studies. He is the co-editor of A Companion to Pietro Aretino (Brill, with Paola Ugolini) and Le doute dans l’Europe moderne (Brepols, with Élise Boillet). He is the author of Standing at the Crossroads. Stories of Doubt in Renaissance Italy (Cambridge: Legenda/MHRA, 2023). His book on Pietro Bembo, L’alloro e la porpora. Vita di Pietro Bembo (Rome, 2016, 2018) has been translated into English (Cambridge: Legenda/MHRA) and French (Paris: Éditions de Somogy). His current book project is entitled Wondrous Monsters. Crime, Print, and the Construction of otherness in Early Modern Italy (XVI-XVIII centuries).

Topic: New Faculty Seminar: Marco Faini
Time: Apr 16, 2024 02:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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April 16
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Event Category:


Humanities Institute


Humanities Institute Seminar Room – 218 Clemens Hall