“Parenting the Princes: Child Rearing in the Italian Renaissance.”

 Paul and Silvia Rava Memorial Lecture

Deanna Shemek Professor and Chair, Department of Literature and Gary D. Licker Memorial Chair, University of California Santa Cruz
February 15, 2018 – 4:00pm
Women’s Building Formal Lounge Reception will follow talk

Deanna Shemek is a professor of literature at UC Santa Cruz and co-director of the Isabella d’Este Archive (IDEA). A nationally recognized scholar of early modern Italian literature, she has wide-ranging interests in early modern feminism; humanism and gender culture; early modern literacy and non-canonical producers of writing (women, children, marginalized communities); and a host of other provocative topics. In 2013 she served as a convener for the UCHRI residential working group Digital Isabella d’Este: An Open-Access Online Research Forum. She brings the experience of prior collaborations with musicologists to her role as a conference respondent.

The Rava Memorial Lecture is funded by the family of Paul and Silvia Rava and sponsored by the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures

 

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