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BYU professor to use NEH, Harvard grants to study in Italy

Eric Dursteler, a professor in Brigham Young University's Department of History, recently received a grant from the National Endowment of the Humanities and a fellowship from Villa I Tatti, the Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Studies.

Dursteler will spend the academic year in Florence, Italy, researching and writing. He will be studying "the experiences of renegade women as a window into gender and religious identity in the early modern Mediterranean," he said.

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