Comparative Literature Luncheon lecture presents Carla Nappi Feb. 18

February 15, 2019

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Carla Nappi, Mellon Chair in History at the University of Pittsburgh, will present “Revisiting History,” at 12:15 p.m. Feb. 18, in Room 102 of the Kern Building.

Nappi's research focuses on the history of bodies and their translations and transformations in the early modern world, largely based in work with Chinese and Manchu texts. She works in short fiction, poetry, nonfiction, and podcasting. For more information, visit

This event is a part of the Comparative Literature Luncheon lecture series, a weekly, informal lunchtime gathering of students, faculty and other members of the University community. Each week the event begins at 12:15 p.m. – lunch is provided. At 12:30 p.m. there will be a presentation, by a visitor or a local speaker, on a topic related to any humanities discipline. All students, faculty, colleagues and friends are welcome. For a full list of Comparative Literature lunches, visit  This event is sponsored by the Department of Comparative Literature, the Center for Global Studies, and the Department of Asian Studies.

Last Updated February 21, 2019