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Lecture at Casa Italiana, NYU

Author Ramie Targoff in conversation with Jane Tylus (NYU).

Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò

New York University May 8, 2018

Brandeis Professor Ramie Targoff's new book profiles one of the most famous — and also, paradoxically, most forgotten — woman of the Renaissance, Vittoria Colonna.

I think this is a moment in which a lot of people are asking what role women played in our past. There are so many stories that haven’t been told. My book allows you to glimpse history through a female lens
— Ramie Targoff, interview with Brandeis Now