Talk Friday, February 10, 2017 | 6:30 PM

Sirens of La Serenissima: Creative Women and Feminist Forerunners in Early Modern Venice

Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò
This roundtable discussion on the remarkable tradition of early modern Venetian women’s writing features readings from works penned by courtesan Veronica Franco; dissident Baroque nun Arcangela Tarabotti; outspoken Jewish author, poet, and intellectual Sara Copia Sullam; and proto-feminist theorist Moderata Fonte.


  • Panelists
  • Meredith Ray
  • Lynn Westwater
  • Ann Rosalind Jones
  • Virginia Cox, Moderator
New York University / Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò
24 West 12th Street | Manhattan
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