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 Studies 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.