Fellows' Presentations II: Thursday September 21, 2017


Thursday, September 21, 2017, 9:30am to 5:00pm


Gould Hall

Please join us for the opening events of the academic year, where the new I Tatti Fellows give informal presentations of their research projects. These presentations are open to the public. 


9:30 - 10:30
Christopher Lakey (Johns Hopkins University): 
Persistent Materialities: The Use of Gold Leaf in Painting, c. 1300-1600

10:30 - 10:45     Coffee

10:45 - 11:45
Diana Presciutti (University of Essex): 
The Saint as Social Worker: Visual Hagiography and Social Problems in Renaissance Italy

11:45 - 12:45
Jessica Maier (Mount Holyoke College):
Contested Places: Cartography, Conflict, and the Visual Arts in Early Modern Europe

13:00 - 14:15    Lunch

14:30 - 15:30 
Niall Atkinson (University of Chicago): 
Getting Lost in the Italian Renaissance: Traveling and the Geographies of Disorientation

15:30 - 16:30
Elizabeth Petcu (University of Edinburgh): 
Nature and Imitation in Early Modern Architecture

16:30 - 17:00     Tea