Associate Professor/Graduate Advisor
Department of Historical Studies, SIUE
fifteenth-century Italy, gender and the family, textiles and the needle-trades, women and work, Renaissance historiography
|History 111B||Western Civilization 1815-present (Spring, 2001; Fall, 2001)|
|History 301||Historical Methods (Spring, 2001)|
|History 320||The Renaissance in Europe (Fall, 2001)|
|History 321||Reformation Europe, 1500-1648|
|History 400||The History of Utopia in Western Civilization|
|History 400||The Economic Development of Europe, 1050-1750|
|History 401||Historical Research & Writing (Fall, 2001)|
|Women and the Family in Early Modern Europe (Spring, 2001)|
|History 500B||Topics in European History (Graduate Seminar): New Directions in Renaissance Historiography)|
|History 410, 510||Independent Study
(Senior undergraduates, Graduate students)
(I am willing to work with students on a variety of topics, which in the past have included: Lorenzo de' Medici, I1 Magnifico; The Secularization of Renaissance Art; Galileo and the Scientific Revolution)
Monographs and Book Chapters
"Francesco Barbaro's De re uxoria: A silvent dialogue for a young medici bride," in Printed Voices: A Comparative Outlook on Renaissance Dialogue, eds. Jean-François Vallée and Dorothea Heitsch (under consideration by a major university press, fall 2002).
Dressing Renaissance Florence: Families, fortunes and fine clothing. The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2002.
"The Power of 'Kulturgeschichte'": Jacob Burckhardt and the Creation of the Italian Renaissance," in Composing Useful Pasts, ed. Edmund Jacobitti, SUNY Press, 2000.
"'Io non levato da te i occhi miei': The Downcast Eyes of the Women of the Upper Class," UCLA Historical Journal, spring, 1990.
"Women Portrayed as the Goddess Flora in Titian and Palma Vecchio: Social and Cultural Context," Carte Italiane , fall, 1987.
"Visions of Renaissance Womanhood," Left History, book review of Artemisia Gentileschi and the Authority of Art, by R. Ward Bissell, (fall, 2002).
"The 'Feminizing Process' in Renaissance Studies," H-NET book review of Feminism & Renaissance Studies, Lorna Hudson, ed., for H-WOMEN, June 2000.
"Gendering the Italian Renaissance," H-NET book review of Women in the Streets, by Samuel K. Cohn, for H-ITALY, June 2000.
"A Gendered Lens on the Renaissance," H-NET book review of Gender and Society in Renaissance Italy, Judith C. Brown and Robert C. davis, eds., for H-WOMEN, December 1998.
Renaissance Quarterly, LI no.3 (autumn
1998) book review of Florence: A Portrait, by Michael
Levey, autumn 1998: 960-61.
Published by: Department of Historical Studies
Last update: 11 December 2002 by la Frick