D’Alzon Professor to Discuss “Iago’s Luck and Providence Divine” at Assumption College March 31

Glenn Arbery, Ph.D., the d’Alzon Visiting Professor at Assumption College, will present a the Spring d’Alzon Lecture, Iago's Luck: The Question of Providence in Othello, on Tues., March 31, 7 p.m., La Maison Française on campus. Arbery is the author of Why Literature Matters and the editor of The Tragic Abyss. His edited collection, The Southern Critics: An Anthology, will appear in 2010. Among Shakespeare’s villains, Iago is almost unrivaled for sheer malignity. Arbery will discuss if it is still possible to find "Providence divine" (The Tempest) at work in the world of Othello.

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