Technologies of Segregation in Early Modern Italian Cities

  • Monday, April 16, 2018 • 9:00 am
  • Hurst Lounge, Duncker Hall 201
Monday, April 16, 2018
201 Duncker Hall
Washington University in Saint Louis

A symposium organized by Saundra Weddle & Daniel Bornstein as part of The Divided City: An Urban Humanities Initiative

9:00-10:15 Technologies of Segregation Digital Exhibit, presented by students in the architecture seminar, Visualizing the Other in Early Modern Venice

10:15-10:30 Coffee break

10:30-11:00 Dr. Dana Katz, Joshua C. Taylor Associate Professor of Art History and Humanities, Reed College, “Ghetto Nights”

11:00-11:30 Dr. Lisa Pon, Professor of Art History, Southern Methodist University, “The Plague on Paper in Early Modern Venice”

11:30-12:00 Discussion

12:00-1:00 Boxlunch, RSVP to Saundra Weddle at by April10

1:00-2:30 The Limits to Community, presented by students in the history seminar, Property and Community in Medieval Europe

2:30-2:45 Coffee break

3:00-3:30 Dr. William Caferro, Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt Profesor of History, Vanderbilt University, “Anomaly, Contradiction and Wages in Fourtenth-Century Florence”

3:30-3:45 Discussion

3:45-4:00 Break

4:00-5:00 Roundtable and Closing Discussion

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