Skip to content
Baruch College - Events Calendar
Search events. View events.

All Categories


Click for help in using calendar displays. Print the contents of the current screen.

Advanced Search

(New Search)



Event Details
Notify me if this event changes.Add this event to my personal calendar.Email this event to a friend.
Go Back
Globus Lecture: Dante in African American Culture
Start Date: 11/14/2012Start Time: 4:00 PM
End Date: 11/14/2012End Time: 5:30 PM
Bookmark and Share

Event Description:
Dr. Dennis Looney will discuss how African American authors use Dante to help negotiate complexities of race in modern America. He will also address the issues of migration and exile in both Italy and the U.S. Professor Looney is the former Chair, Department of French and Italian, 1996-2003; 2006-2010, at the University of Pittsburgh, with secondary appointments in the Departments of Classics and Philosophy. Dr. Looney has written extensively about (and edited and translated) poetry and prose of the Italian Renaissance and is the author of the recent Freedom Readers: The African American Reception of Dante Alighieri and the Divine Comedy, which won First Prize, Book Award General Category, from the American Association of Italian Studies in 2011. Students and faculty are invited to attend. Room NVC 13-130
Location Information:
Baruch College - Newman Vertical Campus  (View Map)
55 Lexington Ave
New York, NY 10010
New York
Contact Information:
Name: Elena M. Martínez
Phone: (646) 312-4213
  • Modern Languages and Comparative Literature

  • Calendar Software powered by Dude Solutions   
    Select item(s) to Search

    Select item(s) to Search
    Select item(s) to Search
    Select item(s) to Search