How is the image of a fragmented city used in two classics? Find out at World Literature Colloquium today

The Department of Classics and the Interdisciplinary Program in World Literature will open the 2015-2016 World Literature Colloquium today (Dec. 2) at 4:30 p.m. in Mather House, Room 100, with a talk by Denna Iammarino, a SAGES and English lecturer.

Iammarino will present “Ruins and Fragmented Allegory: Augustine, Spenser, and the City as Allegorical Thing” to address how the image of the fragmented city is used in St. Augustine’s The City of God and in Edmund Spenser’s The Ruins of Time.

The event is free and open to the public.

For more information contact Timothy Wutrich, senior instructor of classics, at 216.368.6026 or