Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures, Bowdoin College

Arielle Saiber is Professor of Romance Languages & Literatures at Bowdoin College (Ph.D., Italian Literature, Yale). Saiber's books include Images of Quattrocento Florence: Writings on Literature, History and Art co-edited with Stefano U. Baldassarri (Yale, 2000); Giordano Bruno and the Geometry of Language (Routledge, 2005); and Measured Words: Computation and Writing in Renaissance Italy (University of Toronto Press, 2017).

Saiber publishes on medieval and Renaissance Italian literature, the history of mathematics, Renaissance advice manuals, and early print history, as well as on science fiction. She is currently working on how Italian Renaissance humanists wrote about the nonhuman, and on a series of essays on Dante.

Experience

  • –present
    Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures, Bowdoin College

Honours

Fellowships from the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Villa I Tatti-The Harvard Center for Renaissance Studies, and the NEH; awards for _Measured Words: Computation and Writing in Renaissance Italy_ from the Modern Language Association, The Newberry Library, and The American Initiative for Italian Culture