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The Charles Singleton Center for the Study of Pre-Modern Europe
The Johns Hopkins University
Gilman Hall 301
Baltimore, MD 21218

Lawrence Principe
Interim Director

Phone (410) 516-5296
Fax (410) 516-7586

Walter Stephens

Walter Stephens

Visiting Professor of Italian, Yale University
Charles S. Singleton Professor of Italian Studies
Medieval and Renaissance
Italian Literature

Office: 408 Gilman Hall
Phone: (410) 516-7229
E-mail: walter.stephens@jhu.edu

Curriculum Vitae

 

Walter Stephens is the Charles S. Singleton Professor of Italian Studies. Stephens's research and teaching concentrate on the relation of Medieval and Renaissance Italian Literature to theology, philosophy, history, philology, and literary forgery. He has published Giants in Those Days: Folklore, Ancient History, and Nationalism (Nebraska, 1989); Demon Lovers: Witchcraft, Sex, and the Crisis of Belief (Chicago, 2002); and numerous essays on Italian authors, especially Torquato Tasso and Umberto Eco.