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Zygmunt G. Baranski joins Notre Dame as the 2010 Albert J. and Helen M. Ravarino Distinguished Visiting Professor

August 26, 2010 • Categories: People News

Italian Studies at the University of Notre Dame is proud to introduce:

Zygmunt Baranski

Zygmunt G. Barnaski, 2010 Albert J. and Helen M. Ravarino Distinguished Visiting Professor of Dante and Italian Studies

Baranski, Serena Professor of Italian at Cambridge University,is one of the world's authorities on Dante, medieval poetics, and modern Italian literature, film and culture. Recent books include 'Chiosar con altro testo'. Leggere Dante nel Trecento. (Florence: Cadmo, 2001); Dante e i segni. Saggi per una storia intellettuale di Dante (Naples: Liguori, 2000); Cambridge Companion to Modern Italian Culture (Co-editor Rebecca West. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001); Pasolini Old and New. Surveys and Studies.(Editor. Dublin: Four Courts Press, 1999).

In Fall 2010 Professor Baranski will teach two courses:

ROIT 40548-01      Italian Cinema: Realities of History   and     
ROIT 63155-01      Dante: Poet & Intellectual 

Professor Baranski's visiting professorship at Notre Dame during the fall of 2010 is sponsored by Albert J. and Helen M. Ravarino.