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Tufts University
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Italy, Renaissance, Baroque, Early Modern, Mediterranean, N. Africa, Maghreb, art history, visual culture
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Recent Publications

“The Play of Mistaken Identities on the Porta Nuova, Palermo,” Another Image: Jews and Muslims Made Visible in Christian Iberia and Beyond, Fourteenth to Eighteenth Centuries, eds. B. Franco and A. Urquízar (Brill, forthcoming 2019).

Co-author with Silvia Bottinelli, “’La casa va con la città’: the ‘Lorenzo il Magnifico e le Arti” Exhibition of 1949,” California Italian Studies 7:1 (2017) online.

Aphrodisium expugnato: The Siege of Mahdia in the Habsburg Imaginary,” Il Capitale Culturale  6 (2017): online.

“Writing the Dead: Pietro della Valle on the Ottoman-Safavid Border,” Muqarnas:An Annual on the Visual Cultures of the Islamic World 34 (2017): 197-221.

“Framing Khoja Sefer in the Sala Regia of the Quirinal Palace in Rome (1610-1617),” Journal of the Society for Armenian Studies24 (2015): 3-28.

“Locating the Chaldean Embassy to Pope Paul V in the Sala Regia of the Palazzo Quirinale in Rome,” Memoirs of the American Academy in Rome59-60 (2014-2015): 310-335.

“Popes, Patriarchs, and Print: Representing Chaldeans in Renaissance Rome,” Renaissance Studies28 (2014): 405-425.

“Lost in Translation: Portraits of Sitti Maani Gioerida della Valle in Baroque Rome,”Early Modern Women: An Interdisciplinary Journal7 (2012): 241-260.

Media Coverage
Country Focus
Italy, Tunis, Spain
Expertise by Geography
Africa, Mediterranean, Western Europe
Expertise by Chronology
Pre-17th century, 17th century
Expertise by Topic
Art & Architectural History, Book History, Gender, Material Culture, Museums, Slavery, Women