Assistant Professor of Italian
Graduate Italian Language Advisor
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At UNC since 2016
Ph.D., The University of Chicago
M.A., The University of Chicago
B.A., Bowdoin College
Maggie Fritz-Morkin studies medieval Italian literature and write about Dante, Petrarch, and Boccaccio, with research interests in rhetoric, the history of manners, urban studies, and the rhetoric of medieval science.
- “Dante’s Blood Elegies,” Dante Studies 135 (2017): 107-135.
- “‘Se io mi trascoloro, non ti maravigliar’: Peter’s invective and colores rhetorici in Paradiso 27” (forthcoming).
- “Andreuccio at the Well: Sanitation Infrastructure and Civic Values in Decameron II,5,” Heliotropia 700/10: A Boccaccio Anniversary Volume, ed. Michael Papio (Milan: Edizioni Universitari di Lettere Economia Diritto, 2013) 49-59.
- Obscenity and Censorship in the Tre Corone (book manuscript in progress)
- ITAL 731: Dante’s Poiesis
- ITAL 830: Petrarch’s Many Tongues
- ITAL 830: Boccaccio’s Decameron
- ITAL 346: Women Writers in Early Modern Italy
- ITAL 357: Dante, Petrarch, and Boccaccio
- ITAL 359: Medieval Frauds