Dr. Lidia Radi
Associate Professor of French and Italian
Courses Taught French and Italian language, culture, literature, cinema and art Ethics through Literature
Publications
Books

Scarlatta Gabriella, Radi Lidia (eds), Representing Heresy in Early Modern France. Toronto: Center for Reformation and Renaissance Studies, 2017.

Chiron Pascale, Radi Lidia (eds.). La Valeur des Lettres à la Renaissance. Débats et Réflexions autour de la Vertu de la littérature. Paris : Les Classiques Garnier, série Perspectives Humanistes, dirigée par Mireille Huchon, 2016.
Michel, Guillaume. Le Penser De Royal Memoire. Ed. Lidia Radi. Paris: Classiques Garnier, 2012.
Articles
Radi Lidia, Heresy, Fraud and Faith in Michel’s “Le Penser de royal memoire” in Representing Heresy in Early Modern France. Scarlatta Gabriella and Radi Lidia (eds). (Toronto: Center for Reformation and Renaissance Studies, 2017).
Radi Lidia, “Claude de France, mère/mer de vertueuse mémoire.” In Cherchez la femme : women and values in the Francophone World, edited by Erika Fulop and Adrienne Angelo (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, June 2011).

Radi Lidia, “La Rhétorique de la Persuasion dans Le Penser de Royal Memoire de Guillaume Michel, dit de Tours.” Réforme, Humanisme et Renaissance, vol. 70 (June 2010): 7-26.

Radi Lidia, “Joan of Arc and the Crusade: Memorising Medieval Examples to Improve a Renaissance King.”  In Renaissance Medievalisms, edited by Konrad Eisenbichler (Toronto, Canada: Centre for Renaissance and Reformation Studies, Essays and Studies series, 2009), 145-168.
Radi Lidia, “Les Fourberies de Scapin e Il Servitore di Due Padroni: Scaltrezza Linguistica o Prontezza di Spirito.” Romance Review Vol. XIII, p. 102-112, 2003.
Additional Publications

Radi Lidia & Russell Anthony, “Mother knows best”royal fortitude and maternal solicitude in Thenaud’s Le Triumphe de Force. (in progress)


Education
Ph.D., Rutgers University and the Université Grenoble III-Stendhal, France
Contact Information
(804) 289-8110
(804) 287-6446 (Fax)
Areas of Expertise
Renaissance Studies (French and Italian)
Literature of Migration (Albanian writers in Italy, France and Switzerland)