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Corey J Flack

of French and Italian

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Contact Information:

  • Address:
    Department of Spanish, Italian & Portuguese
    4080 FLB
    Urbana, IL 61801
    M/C 176
  • Email:

Office Hours:

  • Fall 2016: MT 2-3

Specializations / Research Interest(s)

  • Medieval Italian Literature; Renaissance Italian Epic; 20th century Italian literature; critical and interprative theory; Italian biopolitical theory; representation of bodies, communities, and identity; exclusions and displacement - legal and physical; paleography and codicology.

Research Description

  • Dissertation in progress: "True Flesh: The Body as Nexus of Community, Identity, and Salvation in Dante's Commedia."

Education

  • M.A. in Italian Literature and Culture, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2011)
  • B.S. in Physics, University of Arizona (2008)
  • B.A. in Creative Writing, University of Arizona (2008)

Distinctions / Awards

  • Medieval Studies Course Release Fellowship, Spring 2015
  • Best Graduate Student Paper Award for Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese - Literature and Cultural Studies, 2010.
  • Best Graduate Student Paper Award for Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese - Literature and Cultural Studies, 2014
  • IPRH Graduate Fellow, 2013-14

Courses

  • ITAL 101
  • ITAL 102
  • ITAL/CWL/MDVL240

Publications

Journal Articles

  • Flack, Corey. "The Gods Which Are Not: Religious Boundaries and Exchange in Boccaccio’s 'Filocolo'." California Italian Studies 5.1 (2015):