Monthly Archives: December 2020

Book Announcement – Forgotten Healers: Women and the Pursuit of Health in Late Renaissance Italy, by Sharon Strocchia

In this post, Sharon Strocchia (Emory University) shares a description of her monograph Forgotten Healthers: Women and the Pursuit of Health in Late Renaissance Italy (Harvard University Press, 2019). The winner of the Society for Italian Historical Studies’ Marraro Prize, Forgotten Healers examines the broad palette of Renaissance women’s contributions to medical knowledge, empirical culture, and contemporary health practices in the period between 1500 and 1630. Continue reading

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FOLGER INSTITUTE RESEARCH FELLOWSHIPS FOR 2021-2022

FOLGER INSTITUTE RESEARCH FELLOWSHIPS FOR 2021-2022 www.folger.edu/institute/fellowships The Folger Shakespeare Library has embarked on a major renovation project. While this work is underway and Folger collections are unavailable for in-person consultation, the Folger Institute is committed to continuing its support … Continue reading

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