Saturday, 7 January, 1:45–3:00 p.m., Ravenna C, Sheraton
Program arranged by the American Boccaccio Association
Presiding: Marilyn Migiel, Cornell Univ.
1. "Queen for One Day: Pampinea's Unreliable Leadership in Boccaccio's Decameron,"
Valerio C. Ferme,
Univ. of Colorado, Boulder
2. "The Problematic Relationship between Narrative Fiction and Knowledge in Boccaccio's Decameron,"
Univ. of Freiburg
3. "Boccaccio versus Petrarca: Friendship, Greed, and the Civic Responsibility of Poetry,"