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Kotani, Jesuit Art in Japan

Click below for online article by Former Fellow Noriko Kotani, "The Historiography of Jesuit Art in Japan: Inside and Outside Japan"

“Villa I Tatti” Appointees 2015/2016

We are very pleased to announce that the I Tatti selection committee has nominated the following scholars as “Villa I Tatti” Appointees  for 2015/2016. 

  • Luisa Capodieci: "Mi dipinse Amore".Petrarca e la rivoluzione artistica alla corte di Francesco I
  • John Christopoulos: Bodies of Crime in Late-Renaissance Italy
  • Ivano Dal Prete: The Renaissance and the History of the Earth
  • Elsa Filosa: Boccaccio and the Florentine Coup (1360-1361)
  • Holly Flora: Cimabue, the Franciscans, and Artistic Read more about “Villa I Tatti” Appointees 2015/2016

Seminar Posters 2014

On the first week of the 2014 seminar, each participant selected a terms for a list of key words and concepts, such as street corner, threshold, coats of arms or movement. As a result, the scholar focused more attention on this concept. For the final meeting, held on October 15 at the Harvard Center Shanghai, each participant created a poster on his or her theme, and presented this before the rest of the group. The posters were also on view during both days of the conference, held at the Harvard Read more about Seminar Posters 2014

Seminar Summary 2014

Summer Seminar participants at I TattiFor the second time, I Tatti hosted a three week seminar in July devoted to the Italian Renaissance.  A dozen young scholars from Greater China –all advanced PhD students or recent graduates— came to Florence to explore the topic “Understanding Space in Renaissance Italy: Art, Architecture, and Urbanism.”  Read more about Seminar Summary 2014