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Juliana Schiesari, “Rethinking Humanism: Horses, Honor and Virtue in the Italian Renaissance”

October 5, 2011 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm  |  Stevenson Fireside Lounge

Juliana Schiesari

Juliana Schiesari

Professor Schiesari is working on the relation between humanism and the post-human by rethinking the human and non-human as they are constructed in the Italian Renaissance. Her recent publications include Beasts and Beauties: Animals, Gender and Domestication in the Italian Renaissance (Toronto, 2010) and Polymorphous Domesticities: Pets, Bodies and Desire in Four Modern Writers (UC, forthcoming).

Juliana Schiesari is Professor of Italian and Professor and Chair of Comparative Literature at UC Davis. This colloquium is presented by the Center for Cultural Studies with staff support provided by the Institute for Humanities Research.


October 5, 2011
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm


Stevenson Fireside Lounge
Humanites 1 University of California, Santa Cruz Cowell College
Santa Cruz, CA 95064 United States
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