University of Notre Dame

Italian Studies


Graduate seminar: “Learning from Things: Material Culture and the Italian Renaissance”

Tue Sep 21, 2010 4:00PM - 6:00PM Calendars: Seminars

Participation is limited and by reservation only

Students who are interested in participating in the graduate seminar should contact Professor Charles Rosenberg at by September 15.

Evelyn Welch is an art historian with a special interest in European visual and material culture between 1300 and 1700. She is the author of Art and Authority in Renaissance Milan (Yale, 1995), Art in Renaissance Italy, 1350-1500 (OUP, 2000) and Shopping in the Renaissance: Consumer Cultures in Italy 1400-1600 (Yale, 2005) which was awarded the Wolfson Prize for History in 2006. She is co-editor of The Material Renaissance (Manchester University Press, 2007) the result of a three-year Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) and Getty Foundation funded project on Italian Renaissance consumption.