DANTE SOCIETY MEETING
10:30 a.m. — 2:00 p.m.
105 Brattle Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02318
Dante and Boccaccio: Three Approaches
“Fiction with Fiction: Confessing to Dante in Decameron 1.1”
Simone Marchesi, Princeton University
“The Politics of Cortesia: Dante, Boccaccio and the Case of Corso Donati”
Kristina Olson, George Mason University
“Mediating Dante: Boccaccio and the Transformation of a Modern Author”
Martin G. Eisner, Duke University
Reception and refreshments to follow
The Carriage House of the Longfellow House-Washington's Headquarters National Historic Site is only a short walk from Harvard Square. Parking at the site is extremely limited and must be arranged in advance; parking garages are available in and around the Square. Accommodations for the disabled can be made in advance by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org. The event will begin with a business meeting at 10:30 a.m. followed by a panel of short talks on “Dante and Boccaccio.” Refreshments in the adjacent garden (weather permitting) will follow.