RSA 2017 – IAS Member Presentations
Thursday, 30 March – 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. 

The Italian Art Society is pleased to support our members that are either presenting papers or participating in panels at the 2017 Renaissance Society of America Conference. Please read on for details provided by our members on the 5:30-7:00 p.m. session offerings for Thursday, 30 March. 

Session: Exploring Disability and Medicine in Early Modern Italy
Location: Palmer House Hilton, Seventh Floor, Dearborn 3
Sponsored by the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, St. Louis University

Chair:  Elizabeth Walker Mellyn, University of New Hampshire
Organizer:  Julia A. DeLancey, Truman State University


“Madness, Medicine, and Visual Culture in Sixteenth-Century Florence”
Philip R. Gavitt, St. Louis University

“Am I Blue?  Melancholy, Artists’ Materials, and Disability in Early Modern Italy”
Julia A. DeLancey, Truman State University

“Nellanus Galcanus:  An Irish Physician at the University of Bologna”
Sara van den Berg, St. Louis University

Session: Architectural Painting
Location: Palmer House Hilton, Seventh Floor, Burnham 1

Chair: Constance J. Moffatt, Los Angeles Pierce College


Lucia Nuti, Università degli Studi di Pisa, “Urban Maps and Views in Celebrative Painted Cycles of the Papal Palaces”

Alexis Culotta, American Academy of Art, “Peruzzi’s Presentation: A Closer Look at a ComplexPainting”

Anna Majeski, Institute of Fine Arts, New York University, “Giusto de’Menabuoi’s Painted Architecture and (Re)defining Art through Practice”

Carmen Rippollés, Portland State University, “Rethinking Charles V’s Imperial Chambers in the Alhambra: Nature, Empire, and Spain’s Islamic Past”

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