DUE TO ANTICIPATED INCLEMENT WEATHER, THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED AND WILL BE RE-SCHEDULED SOMETIME NEXT YEAR.
Politics and Society in Renaissance Italy
— The Context for Ceramics
Political and social background of the decorative arts in Renaissance Italy, beginning about 1450 and ending about 1550.
Speaker: Dr. Price Zimmermann
A graduate of Williams College, Oxford University, and Harvard University, Professor Zimmermann has taught at Harvard, the University of Urbino in Italy, Reed College, and Davidson College, where he was Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculty from 1977 to 1986 and Charles A. Dana Professor of History until his retirement in 1999. He now lives with his wife, Margaret, to the east of Huntersville in a house designed according to the precepts of the Florentine Renaissance architect, Leon Battista Alberti. His study of a 16th century Italian historian, Paolo Giovio, won the Marraro Prize of the American Historical Association and the President's Prize of the American Association of Italian Studies.
Please join us for lunch with Dr. Zimmermann immediately after his talk. The cost is $12 (inclusive, see menu below).
For your lunch reservation, please contact Janet Nelson, firstname.lastname@example.org or 704-334-6018. Reservations are due by Monday morning February 16th!
– Napa chicken salad sandwich w/ chips and a cookie
– Mediterranean veggie sandwich w/ chips and a cookie
– Smoked ham and swiss sandwich w/ chips and a cookie
– Sierra turkey sandwich w/ chips and a cookie
– Chicken cobb salad with avocado w/ baguette and a cookie