Sessions Sponsored by the Italian Art Society
Session Title: Italianità diversa: Diversity and Multiculturalism in Italian Art,
Gramercy A/West, 2nd floor
Friday, February 17, 2017, 1:30-3:00pm
Organizer and Chair: Jennifer Griffiths, American University of Rome and Iowa State University of Rome
Paul Kaplan, Purchase College, State University of New York, "Black African Winds in Italian Images, 1490–1632"
Letha Ch’ien, University of California, Davis, "A Foreign Local: Forming Early Modern Venetian Identity via Saint Mark"
Wendy Ligon Smith, Independent Scholar, "The Designs of Fortuny through the Lens of Venetian Renaissance Fabric "