The Contemplation of God in Medieval Literature

Mar 5 2009 4:30pm
Swift Hall, 3rd Floor Lecture
1025 E 58th St.
Chicago, IL 60637
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Michel Zink

Coll├Ęge de France

Michel Zink is Chair of Medieval Literature at the Collège de France. One of the preeminent medievalists of his generation, he has authored groundbreaking books on topics ranging from literary subjectivity in the medieval period to a study of our changing historiographical approaches to medieval literature and culture. He is the author of La Subjectivité littéraire autour du siècle de saint Louis (1985, trans. 1999), Le Moyen Âge et ses chansons ou un passé en trompe-l'oeil (1996, trans. 1998), and Poésie et conversion au Moyen Âge (2004).