Lecture with Visiting Scholar Paola Moretti


Location: McGlinn Family Room, Institute for Educational Initiatives Building

Visiting Scholar Paola Francesca Moretti will present, “Between Religious Liberty and Religious Commitment: What Can We Learn from 4th Century Milan.”

Moretti has been an associate professor of Latin language and literature at the Università degli Studi in Milan, Italy since 2010. Her research activity mainly focuses on late Latin literature and culture: the interrelationships between pagan and Christian culture; Ambrose of Milan’s commentaries on the Psalms and his letters; Jerome’s letters; Augustine’s prose; Christian poetry (Proba’s Virgilian cento; the Laudes Domini); and, female gender models in the Latin Fathers. She is the university’s Italian Fulbright scholar for the 2014 spring semester.

A limited number of lunches will be available on a first-come and first-served basis.