Tuesday, February 23, 2021, at 12:00 pm. Registration is available here.
Carlo Ginzburg, Italian Academy Fellow 2021-22, appears now in a series of lectures:
February 23: Reproduction/Reproduction: Approaching Dante from Afar
March 16: Forging the People: Machiavelli, Michelangelo
April 6: Montaigne, the Wave, the Diagram: Depicting Life (and Death)
The University of Pennsylvania is the joint producer of this series—through the Italian Studies section of the Department of Romance Languages, and the Center for Italian Studies.
Carlo Ginzburg (born 1939) has taught at the University of Bologna, at UCLA, and at the Scuola Normale of Pisa. His books, translated into more than twenty languages, include The Night Battles; The Cheese and the Worms; Clues, Myths, and the Historical Method; The Enigma of Piero della Francesca; History, Rhetoric, and Proof; The Judge and the Historian; Wooden Eyes; No Island is an Island; Threads and Traces; Fear Reverence Terror: Five Essays in Political Iconography; and Nondimanco. Machiavelli, Pascal. He received the Aby Warburg Prize (1992), the Humboldt-Forschungs Prize (2007), and the Balzan Prize for the History of Europe, 1400-1700 (2010).