#teachingrenaissance: on sticking, glueing and paper clothes

In a previous blog post I have written about a seminar on Renaissance clothes where students sew clothes for teddy bears in order to get a better understanding of the way in which  clothes are layered in the Renaissance. Dressing the toys in bespoke outfits made there and then also offers students an opportunity to explore…

Renaissance events planning #teachingrenaissance

This semester, one of the modules I am working on with my students looks at the princely courts of fifteenth-century Italy, with a particular focus on Naples and Milan as examples of international courts, counter-balanced by the smaller courts of Urbino, Mantua and Ferrara. This module is aimed at first year students from across the…