Music Library (enter through Doheny Library)

"Desiring Portraits: Riccoboni, Portrait Miniatures, and the Legacy of Lafayette"

A Lecture by Professor Andrew H. Clark


Thursday, April 18th, from 4 - 5:30 PM

Herklotz Room, DML G28, in the Music Library (enter through Doheny Library)


Andrew H. Clark is Professor of French and Comparative Literature at Fordham University. He
is author of Diderot's Part (Ashgate 2008) and, with the musicologist Keith Chapin, Speaking of Music
(Fordham 2013). He specializes in questions of aesthetics, physiology, music, and literature in 17th-
and 18th-century France and Europe. He has published articles in Eighteenth Century: Theory and
, Diderot Studies, Méthode! Revue de littérature française et comparée, and Shark, and
various book chapters and reviews. His current book project examines visual portraiture and the origin of the modern novel. He is Co-Director of the Ailey/Fordham BFA Program, Co-Director of the
Matteo Ricci Seminar at FCLC, and Co-Director of the NY 18th-Century Seminar.


This event is generously sponsored by the Francophone Research and Resource Center, the Department of French and Italian, the Department of Comparative Literature, and USC Dornsife General Education.

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