April 11, 2013, to celebrate the 700th anniversary of Boccaccio's birth, the French and Italian Department is proud to present Dr. Roberta Morosini from Wake Forest University. Dr. Morosini will talk about "Goddesses and Penelopis traveling in the Medieval Mediterranean: Bodies (and words) in Movement in the Decameron and De Mulieribus." What does it mean for women and men to travel alone in the Mediterranean? How do women experience the domestic and foreign space? Do they long for a nostos, the return? 4/11, HUMN 250, 5pm. Reception to follow.