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Holly S. Hurlburt <email@example.com>
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Research on women and gender in Venetian empire, Renaissance republican states
|List Affiliations:||Advisory Board Member for H-Women
List Editor for H-Women
Former Review Editor for H-Women
Reviewer for H-Women
|Interests:||European History / Studies
Medieval and Byzantine History / Studies
Women, Gender, and Sexuality
Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York
Ph.D. in Early Modern European History, August, 2000
Dissertation: “’La Serenissima Domina Ducissa:’ The Dogaresse of Venice, 1200-1500”
M.A. in early modern European History, August, 1995
University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia
B.A. with honors in History, minor in Art History, May, 1993
Fields of Interest
Medieval and Early Modern Italy, Women’s and Gender History,
Social and Cultural History
The Dogaressa of Venice, 1200-1500: Wife and Icon. Palgrave Macmillan, 2006.
“Women, Gender and Rulership in Italy,” History Compass 4 (2006).
”Caterina Corner,” and “Dogaresse,” in Women and Gender in Medieval Europe:
An Encyclopedia. Routledge Press, forthcoming, 2006.
“Individual Fame and Family Honor: The Tomb of Dogaressa Agnese da Mosto Venier,”
in Widowhood and Visual Culture in Early Modern Europe, ed. Allison Levy.
Ashgate Publishing, 2003, 129-44.
“Public Exposure? Consorts and Ritual in Medieval Europe: The Example of the
Entrance of the Dogaresse of Venice,” in Medieval Women and Power Revisited:
Challenging the Master Narrative, eds. Mary Erler and Maryanne Kowaleski.
Cornell University Press, 2003, 174-89.
Review Essay, “Renaissance Women,” Journal of Women’s History, forthcoming, 2006.
“Bodies that Build a Bridge: Brides, Queens and the Venetian Empire.” Paper presented at the Renaissance Society of America meeting, San Francisco, California. March, 2006.
“Instrument of Power: Gender and Authority in the Fifteenth-Century Mediterranean.” Paper presented at the Illinois Medieval Society annual meeting, Chicago, Illinois, February, 2006.
“Where Women Did Not Reign: Female Ruler Imagery in Republican Venice.” Paper
presented at the Forty-Fifth International Medieval Congress, Kalamazoo, Michigan. May, 2005.
“Davide e la Dogaressa: Women and Gender Compared in Renaissance Venice and Florence.” Paper presented at the Renaissance Society of America Meeting, Cambridge, UK. April 2005.
“Are Comparisons Odious? Re-examining Renaissance Florence and Venice.”
Co-organizer of concurrent sessions, Renaissance Society of American Meeting,
Cambridge, UK. April 2005.
“The Lion and the Lady: The Ducal Consort in the Church of San Marco, Venice.” Paper
presented at the Forty-Forth Annual International Medieval Congress, Kalamazoo, Michigan. Spring, 2004.
“Good (and Not So Good) Italian Women.” Session organized for Forty-Fourth Annual International Medieval Congress, Kalamazoo, Michigan. Spring, 2004.
“Virgin or Vixen? Considering Models of Female Autonomy in Early Modern Europe.” Discussion panel organizer and participant at Attending to Early Modern Women Conference, College Park, Maryland. Fall, 2003.
“As Good as Her Word: The Dogaresse of Venice in the Ducal Oath of Office.” Paper presented at the Sixteenth-Century Studies Annual Conference, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Fall, 2003.
“Daughter, Wife, Queen, Widow, Patron: Historiography of Caterina Corner.” Paper presented at the Renaissance Society of America annual meeting, Toronto, Canada. Spring, 2003.
“Artifice and Authenticity: The Ambiguities of Early Modern Venice.” Folger Institute Seminar participant, The Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington DC, March, 2003.
Assistant Professor, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale. Fall, 2000-present
History 101A – World Civilizations to 1500 (core curriculum)
History 201 – Art and Ideas in the Western World (core curriculum)
History 205 A/B – Western Civilizations, Ancient World to the Present
History 207A – World Civilizations to 1500 (majors)
History 312 – History of Italy
History 320 – Early Modern Europe
History/Women’s Studies 324 – Women in Western Society, 1700-present
History 392 – Historical Research and Writing
History/Women’s Studies 406 – Women, Family, Gender and Sexuality in
History 417 – Ritual and Revolt in Pre-Modern Europe
History 418 - Renaissance
History 499 – Senior Research Seminar - Family, Gender, Sexuality in Europe
and America, 1500-1850
History 522/3 – Graduate Colloquium and Seminar, Europe in the World, 1500-1800