Prof. Jessica Wolfe to discuss "Ironic epithets in Renaissance literature" at international colloquium in Rome

Jessica Wolfe is the sole American scholar to participate in an international colloquium, "Homer in Europe / Omero in Europa," to be held in Rome on 23-25 November 2016, at the Institut Nederlandais of Rome and at the Palazzo Spada. She will be speaking (in French) on "Ironic epithets in Renaissance literature," a paper drawn from materials related to her 2015 book on the reception of Homer in the European Renaissance. 

Program information is available here (in French and Italian).

Jessica Wolfe is a Professor in the English and Comparative Literature Department, the Director of the Program in Medieval and Early Modern Studies (MEMS), and the Director of the Program in Comparative Literature.