Deborah Parker is a professor of Italian at the University of Virginia. Her research expertise and teaching focus on Italian and Mediterranean visual and print cultures in the medieval and early modern eras. She is the author of numerous monographs, articles, and collaborative projects in print and digital platforms. Her work has been supported by fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities, Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation, Villa I Tatti—the Harvard Center for Italian Studies, Folger Shakespeare Library—and numerous others. http://spanitalport.as.virginia.edu/people/profile/dwp7k
Mark Parker is a professor of English at James Madison University. He has written books and articles on literary magazines and British Romanticism as well as on the DVD revolution in film, and he was the Jessie Ball Dupont fellow at the National Humanities Center.
October 5th, 2017 | 46 mins 35 secs
My guests are Deborah and Mark Parker. Deborah Parker is Professor of Italian at the University of Virginia. Mark Parker is Professor of English at James Madison University. They are coauthors of Inferno Revealed: From Dante to Dan Brown, and most recently, Sucking Up: A Brief Consideration of Sycophancy.