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Women in early modern Venice lecture topic at BYU Oct. 24

Eric R. Dursteler, an associate professor of history at Brigham Young University, will present “Fatima Hatun née Beatrice Michiel: Renegade Women in Early Modern Venice” on Wednesday, Oct. 24, at noon in 238 Herald R. Clark Building.

Dursteler is a former Fulbright fellow, National Endowment for the Humanities fellow and fellow of the Harvard Center for Italian Renaissance Studies in Florence, Italy. His research interests include early modern Mediterranean culture and the history of food. He received a bachelor’s and a master’s in history from BYU and a doctorate in history from Brown University.

This lecture will be archived online. For more information on David M. Kennedy Center events, see the calendar online at

Writer: Marissa Ballantyne

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