Dr. Meredith Ray speaking about her research at NYU in Florence
Dr. Meredith Ray’s book, Daughters of Alchemy: Women and Scientific Culture in Early Modern Italy (Harvard University Press, 2015) is featured in the new issue of Humanities, the magazine of the National Endowment for the Humanities:
She discussed her recent research and her publication Margherita Sarrocchi’s Letters to Galileo: Astronomy, Astrology and Poetics in Seventeenth-Century Italy at four distinguished venues this spring.
1) Lecture at Brown University, Italian Studies Colloquium, 2/4: “Margherita Sarrocchi’s Letters to Galileo”
2) Panelist on roundtable on early modern feminism in Venice, at an event sponsored by New York University and Carnegie Hall, 2/10: “Sirens of La Serenissima: Creative Women and Feminist Forerunners in Early Modern Venice”
3) Lecture at CUNY (The Graduate Center, City University of New York), 3/16: “Early Modern Women and Communities of Science”
4) Lecture at Harvard University, De Bosis Colloquium in Italian Studies, 4/10: “Margherita Sarrocchi’s Letters to Galileo: Astronomy, Astrology, and Poetics in 17th-Century Italy”