A Conversation with Dr. Danielle Callegari, UC Davis
Danielle Callegari (PhD, Certified Specialist of Wine) is a lecturer at the University of California, Davis. Her research focuses on premodern Italian literature and the history of food and wine in Italy from the medieval to the contemporary. Her work has appeared in Dante Studies, California Italian Studies, Renaissance Studies, and Religions, among other online journals. She is currently completing a monograph entitled, Dante's Gluttons: Food and Society in Medieval Italian Literature.
Zoë Kontes is associate professor and chair of classics at Kenyon College, where her research and award-winning teaching focus on classical archaeology and issues of cultural property. In 2015 she wrote a New York Times op-ed on the repatriation of antiquities, and in 2016-17 Kontes received a Whiting Public Engagement Fellowship to produce Looted, a narrative podcast series on the illicit trade in antiquities, which also draws on her experience as a college radio DJ.