Professor Theodore J Cachey, Jr. specializes in Italian Medieval and Renaissance literature. He has authored, edited and co-edited several books, including Le isole fortunate (1994); Pigafetta's First Voyage Around the World (1995, 2007); Dante Now (1995); Petrarch's Guide to the Holy Land (2002), Le culture di Dante (2004), Dante and Petrarch: Anti-dantism, Metaphysics, Tradition (2009). His essays have appeared in Annali d'Italianistica, Belfagor, California Italian Studies, Intersezioni, The Italianist, Italica, The History of Cartography, Modern Language Notes, Schede umanistiche, and Rivista di letteratura italiana.
David Lummus joined Notre Dame in 2018 as the assistant director of the Center for Italian Studies. Besides his duties running the daily operations of the Center and assisting the faculty director, he is a scholar of the Italian Trecento, with several publications on Boccaccio. He holds a BA summa cum laude in Classics and Italian from the University of Texas at Austin and an MA and PhD in Italian Studies from Stanford University. Before coming to Notre Dame, he was previously on the faculty at Yale University and at Stanford University, where he taught medieval and early modern Italian literature. He looks forward to helping Italian at Notre Dame continue to grow on campus and beyond.
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