Dr John Gagné
BA, MA (Toronto)
AM, PhD (Harvard)
Rm. 853, Brennan-MacCallum (A18)
+61 2 9036 5248
- Early modern Europe, particularly France and Northern Italy
- Print news, collecting, and war
- Chroniclers, historians, and historiography
- Urban space and culture
- Local-Global connections in premodernity
- The human body, appearance, and gender
- Consumerism, consumption, and food
- Book project: “Unmaking and Remaking Renaissance Milan: War, Print, and Culture in the Early Sixteenth Century”
- “Swords, Books, and Silkworms: Nodes of Knowledge and Localism in Renaissance Lombardy”
- Multi-media miscellanies 1300-1600, and popular history in the Renaissance
Roses Among the Thorns of Tribulation: The vitae of Veronica da Binasco and Arcangela Panigarola in French-Occupied Milan, 1512-1522 (forthcoming)
Study day at the University of Sydney: “Urban Culture and Communication in Renaissance Italy” March 12, 2010.
“Constructing Citizenship in French-Occupied Milan: Autochthony, Authority, and Censorship in the Renaissance” Urban History Group Conference, Warwick UK; April 2, 2009.
“Conciliabulum Pisanum: Situating the Sacred in the French Annexation of Renaissance Milan” Annual Meeting of the Renaissance Society of America, Los Angeles; March 20, 2009.
“Collecting Women in the Italian Wars: Portraits, Pornography, and Politics, 1494-1525” Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies, University of Toronto; February 6, 2009.
“Counting the Dead in the Italian Wars: Lombardy, 1499-1529” Annual Meeting of the Renaissance Society of America, Chicago; April 3, 2008.
HSTY2686: Food, Environment, and Culture in Europe (1300-1800)