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Contributed by Marella Feltrin-Morris on 10/09/2013
Julia Cozzarelli, Associate Professor of Italian, presented a paper at the conference, "Boccaccio in Washington, DC" on October 5.
Her paper was titled: "'Vostro cavallo ha troppo duro trotto' (VI.1): Horses and their Kind in the Decameron." The paper examined representations of equines, both realistic and metaphorical, as tools in the interpretation of Giovanni Boccaccio's 14th-century text, and of the historical context in which it was produced.