Dr John Gagne

BA MA Tor AM Phd Harvard
Lecturer

A18 - Brennan MacCallum Building
The University of Sydney

Telephone +61 2 9036 5248
Fax +61 2 9351 3918

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Research interests

  • 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

Teaching and supervision

HSTY2686: Food, Environment, and Culture in Europe (1300-1800)

Current projects

  • 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

Forthcoming book - Roses Among the Thorns of Tribulation: The vitae of Veronica da Binasco and Arcangela Panigarola in French-Occupied Milan, 1512-1522

Selected grants

2012

  • Undoing the Ancient Research Group; Blanshard A, Ledbury A, Milam J, Gagne J, Borghesi F, Muecke F, Turner M; Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences/FASS Collaborative Research Scheme.
  • Putting Periodisation to Use: Exploring the Limits of Early Modernity; Gagne J, Gal O, Gaukroger S, Griffiths H, Maddox A, McIlvenna U, Parsons N, Semler L; Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences/FASS Collaborative Research Scheme.

Selected publications

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Book Chapters

  • Gagne, J. (2014). Crisis Redux: The Views from Milan, 1499. In N.S. Baker & B.J. Maxson (Eds.), After Civic Humanism. Toronto: Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies.
  • Gagne, J. (2014). Fixing Texts and Changing Regimes: Manuscript, Print, and Holy Lives in French-Occupied Milan, ca. 1500-1525. In A. Frazier (Eds.), The Saint Between Manuscript and Print. 999: 999.
  • Callisen, C., Gagne, J. (2014). Introduction. In C.T. Callison (Eds.), Reading and Writing History from Bruni to Windschuttle: Studies in Honour of Gary Ianziti, (pp. 1-16). Farnham: Ashgate.
  • Gagne, J. (2014). Milanese Historiography after the Sforza. In C.T. Callison (Eds.), Reading and Writing History from Bruni to Windschuttle: Studies in Honour of Gary Ianziti, (pp. 35-55). Farnham: Ashgate.

Journals

  • Gagne, J. (2014). Counting the Dead: Traditions of Enumeration and the Italian Wars. Renaissance Quarterly, 67(3), 791-840. [More Information]

Other

  • Gagne, J. (2010), Stefano dall’Aglio, 'Savonarola and Savonarolism': Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies.

2014

  • Gagne, J. (2014). Counting the Dead: Traditions of Enumeration and the Italian Wars. Renaissance Quarterly, 67(3), 791-840. [More Information]
  • Gagne, J. (2014). Crisis Redux: The Views from Milan, 1499. In N.S. Baker & B.J. Maxson (Eds.), After Civic Humanism. Toronto: Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies.
  • Gagne, J. (2014). Fixing Texts and Changing Regimes: Manuscript, Print, and Holy Lives in French-Occupied Milan, ca. 1500-1525. In A. Frazier (Eds.), The Saint Between Manuscript and Print. 999: 999.
  • Callisen, C., Gagne, J. (2014). Introduction. In C.T. Callison (Eds.), Reading and Writing History from Bruni to Windschuttle: Studies in Honour of Gary Ianziti, (pp. 1-16). Farnham: Ashgate.
  • Gagne, J. (2014). Milanese Historiography after the Sforza. In C.T. Callison (Eds.), Reading and Writing History from Bruni to Windschuttle: Studies in Honour of Gary Ianziti, (pp. 35-55). Farnham: Ashgate.

2010

  • Gagne, J. (2010), Stefano dall’Aglio, 'Savonarola and Savonarolism': Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies.

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