INSTRUCTOR PROFILE

  Rachel Jacoff
   
  RACHEL JACOFF is the Margaret Deffenbaugh and LeRoy Carlson Professor Emerita of Comparative Literature and Italian Studies, taught at Wellesley College and was a Visiting Professor at the University of Virginia, Cornell and Stanford. She was on the faculty of two NEH Dartmouth Dante Institutes and directed the Stanford Dante Institute. She was a Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar and has received fellowships from the NEH and the Guggenheim Foundation. She edited The Cambridge Companion to Dante and co-edited The Poets' Dante, a collection of essays by twentieth-century poets. Her recent work concerns Dante's relation to the visual arts and the status of the body in Dante's vision of the afterlife.
   
  Will be teaching: