National Endowment for the Humanities
Summer Seminar for Teachers
Petrarch and Provence:
Between Seclusion and the World
July 3 to July 30, 2004 Avignon, France
Under the direction of Ronald G. Witt, William B. Hamilton Professor of History, Duke University, this four-week seminar will study on location a selection of Petrarch's writings composed in Avignon and the Vaucluse. Exploration of the intimate tie between site and text will enhance appreciation
of the texts themselves and understanding of the emotional and intellectual complexity of the father of Italian humanism.
For further information contact James Palmer at the address below.
P.O. Box 90719
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