Touba Ghadessi at Wheaton

Touba Ghadessi, Associate Professor of Art History and Associate Provost at Wheaton College, will talk about her recently published book, Portraits of Human Monsters in the Renaissance: Dwarves, Hirsutes, and Castrati as Idealized Anatomical Anomalies. It focuses on the ways in which human difference has been historically represented, categorized, and interpreted in various Italian and French courts of the Renaissance.

The talk will be available for viewing via Livestream.

The event is also open to the public, in person, at in the Holman Room of Mary Lyon Hall at Wheaton College (calendar details).

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