Kansas-Missouri Renaissance Symposium


Truman State University will host this year's Kansas-Missouri Renaissance Symposium on Monday, February 24 from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. in OP 2210.  The Symposium will feature four talks by art and architectural historians about their interdisciplinary research on Florentine and Venetian art and visual culture:

Dr. Saundra Weddle (Drury University):  "Architecture as a Tool of Resistance and Control at Sixteenth-Century Venetian Convents"

Dr. Niall Atkinson (University of Chicago):  "Florentia Illustrata:  digital mapping and the return of Renaissance geographies"

Dr. Douglas Dow (Kansas State University):  "Confraternal Entanglements:  Non-linear Networks of Patronage and Tenancy in Late Cinquecento Florence"

Dr. Sally Cornelison (University of Kansas):  "Recycling, Renaissance Style:  Vasari's Repurposed Religious Paintings"

The event has been generously sponsored by the Art Department, Medieval Studies Committee, Office of Intersiciplinary Studies, School of Arts and Letters, Sixteenth Century Journal, and University Art Gallery.

This event is free and open to the public.  We hope to see you there!