09/07/2020 - 12/31/2020
Saundra Weddle is Manton Fellow at the Clark Art Institute. She is professor of Architectural and Urban History and Theory at the Hammons School of Architecture at Drury University (Springfield, MO). Her scholarship focuses on gender and architecture in early modern Italian cities. She has published widely on convents in Florence and Venice, including edited and annotated translation of the Chronicle of Le Murate (CRRS, 2011) and the forthcoming co-edited volume, Convent Networks in Early Modern Italy (Brepols, 2020). Her current project, Architecture, Mobility, Segregation: The Everyday Spatial Practices of Women in Early Modern Venice, has been supported by grants from the Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation, the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, and an Andrew Mellon Foundation – Divided Cities grant from Washington University in Saint Louis.