The fellowship, made possible by The Lila Wallace – Reader’s Digest Fund, is designed for scholars who explore “Italy in the World.”
The vase, which was made in the city of Deruta, illustrates two main influences on European ceramic design.
Professor George Bent and his team of students are working on a digital recreation of Florence that Bent describes as the “project of his career.”
Anna Piperato, tour guide for Rick Steves’ Europe and a freelance translator, will speak on “The Many Faces of Catherine of Siena: 14th-Century Mystic, Political Activist...Trouble.”
The 2016 Mednick Fellowship from the Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges will help W&L professor Stephen P. McCormick translate and digitize a romance epic called the "Huon d'Auvergne."
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