Sarah Axelrod

Sarah Axelrod

College Fellow in Italian
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Research Interests: The tre corone, the literary monument, Boccaccio’s vernacular and Latin prose, humor and laughter in medieval literature, and fiction and narrative in modern and contemporary literature.

Office Hours (Fall 2017): Wednesday, 2:30-4:30 PM

Academic Degrees: B.A. from Middlebury College in Italian and Political Science,  A.M. and Ph.D. from Harvard in Romance Languages and Literatures (Italian).

Fall 2017 Courses:

ITAL 145: Finding Home: Centuries of Migration in Italian Literature

Spring 2018 Courses:

ITAL 74: The Italian Joke: Taking Humor Seriously

ITAL 156: Becoming Italian Scholars with Boccaccio and Petrarch


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Boylston Hall 323
p: 617-496-6026

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