Christian Moevs

Christian Moevs

Associate Professor of Italian

Discipline(s): Italian Language and Literature, Philosophy, Theology

Department: Romance Languages and Literatures

Professor Moevs's interests include Dante, medieval Italian literature, lyric poetry and poetics, and the intersection between literature and philosophy (especially metaphysics and medieval philosophy). His The Metaphysics of Dante's Comedy won the MLA's Marraro Prize for Italian StudiesĀ and the AAIS Prize for the best book of 2005. He is currently working on a book on Dante and the medieval contemplative (mystical) tradition.