The Fall 2011 series explored the history of Venice as it has been burnished and sustained through the creations of its artists and musicians from the late Middle Ages to the present. The lectures were organized in conjunction with the Yale College seminar taught by Robert Nelson, Robert Lehman Professor of History of Art, and Ellen Rosand, George A. Saden Professor of Music.
- Deborah Howard, Cambridge University, “Music and Architecture in Renaissance Venice”
- Edward Muir, Northwestern University, “People Who Believe in Nothing: Intolerable Thoughts in Late Renaissance Venice”
- David Rosand, Columbia University, “Painting Music in Renaissance Venice”
- William Barcham, Fashion Institute of Technology, New York, “Public Life and Festivals in Eighteenth-Century Venice”