Lisa Pon’s paper, “Ghetto and Lazzaretto: Dynamic Places of Exile in Early Modern Venice,” will be delivered in March at the Renaissance Society of America’s annual conference in Montreal. The RSA is the leading organization in the Americas for the interdisciplinary study of the period 1300-1650 in Western history, bringing together members from a wide variety of disciplines related to this period.
At the annual meeting of the Print Council of America in Durham, North Carolina, Dr. Pon will present her paper on “The Printmaking Matrix as Functional Object.” The PCA is the professional organization, open by nomination and election only, for leading scholars of print working in museums and universities.
Dr Pon will also deliver the lecture “The Printed Image in the Age of Miraculous Reproduction,” at the annual College Art Association National Meeting, New York City, February 2011.
Finally, at the Meadows Museum in April, she will also speak on the subject, “Before Toledo: Books and Reading in the Vatican Palace,” a lecture to be given in conjunction with the exhibition, “Lost Manuscripts of the Sistine Chapel.”