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Interests

  • Renaissance modes of artistic expression
    The connection of medieval and early Renaissance modes of artistic expression as political propaganda in the Italian Signorie of the 1450's, specifically that of Sigismondo Malatesta of Rimini.

     

  • Printing Press and 16th Century Intellectuals
    The implications of the printing press revolution on the social role of 16th century intellectuals.

     

  • 16th century love dialogues and paintings
    The figure of the procuress in 16th century love dialogues and paintings.

     

  • Renaissance medals
  • Pregnancy and Childbirth in the Middle Ages
    Social and historical conditions surrounding pregnancy and childbirth in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance and the linguistic and artistic symbolism used to represent them.

     

  • Chivalry
    Chivalry and the figure of the knight: his life, woes and loves.

     

  • Medieval and Renaissance Fashion

    Fashion as social representation of class and economic standing.  Relationship between fashion and morals.

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