Thursday Seminar: Saying Goodbye in the Renaissance: Meditations on Leavetaking

Date: 

Thursday, February 27, 2020, 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

Gould Hall, I Tatti

Congedo della Vergine, Sano di Pietro, Berenson Collection, Villa I Tatti

Speaker: Jane Tylus (Yale University) 

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Jane Tylus is Andrew Downey Orrick Professor of Italian and Professor of Comparative Literature at Yale University. She has also taught at NYU, where she was Founding Faculty Director of the Center for the Humanities, and the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Recent books include Siena, City of Secrets (2015), the co-edited Cultures of Early Modern Translation (with Karen Newman, 2015), a translation of the poetry of Gaspara Stampa (2010), and Reclaiming Catherine of Siena (2009), winner of the Howard Marraro Prize for Outstanding Work in Italian Studies from the MLA. She has been General Editor for I Tatti Studies in the Italian Renaissance since 2013. She is a socio corrispondente (honorary member) of the Accademia degli Intronati, Siena.