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Celebration of Elena Cornaro Piscopia

When: Fri., Nov. 9 2018
Celebration of conferring of the first doctoral degree to a women with a lecture and theatrical performance. The lecture will be given at 5:30pm in the Class of 1951 Reading Room by Professor Patrizia Bettella. Bettella, author of The Ugly Woman: Transgressive Aesthetic Models in Italian Poetry from the Middle Ages to the Baroque. At 7:30, The Most Learned Woman is an original theater piece that tells the story of Elena Cornaro Piscopia will be performed.

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