#teachingrenaissance: on maps and Renaissance spaces

An increasing number of scholars are using Twitter, and It’s easy to see why. At it’s best, Twitter allows fast, responsive discussions that being together often quite unexpected respondents from a whole range of constituencies. In a way, Twitter can have the stimulating, motivating impact you usually only get at a conference when a chance…

Teaching the Renaissance: challenges and opportunities

I am a Renaissance art historian with a particular research interest in the Venetian mainland empire in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, and general research interests concerned with elites, luxury, gender, material culture and a fondness for prodigy houses! especially their roofs. I am a university lecturer who teaches on pretty much anything from Renaissance…