Jean-Luc Nardone: Weds. 13 Oct. 2010

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French Research Seminar, 4.00 – 6.00 p.m., Buchanan Tower 826.

“La représentation de Jérusalem et de la Terre sainte dans les récits de pèlerins européens au XVIe siècle”

Jean-Luc NARDONE graduated in Italian studies at Paris IV-Sorbonne and is now Professor of Italian Literature at the University of Toulouse II, France. After being head of the department from 1994 to 2000, he is now Director of «Il Laboratorio», the research group of Italian studies of Toulouse II, with a strong research focus on manuscripts, publishing practices and the history of the Italian book.

He is currently working on two major research projects : Petrarca and Petrarchism in Europe (14th-17th centuries) and Relations between Europe and the Orient through the writings of pilgrims, soldiers, merchants and artists during the Renaissance period.

For a full C.V., see his website.

He will also be presenting a paper at the 39th UBC Medieval Studies Workshop on Friday 15 October: “Quest and Conquest of the Self: the Pretext of the Crusades from the Fioretti (XXIV) to the Decameron (X, 9)

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