Prodigious sounds: music and learning in the world of Athanasius Kircher
Eric Bianchi is Assistant Professor of Music at Fordham University in New York City. He received his Ph.D. from Yale University in 2011. His research examines the intellectual cultures of music in the early modern period. At the Italian Academy he will investigate the musical theories of Jesuit polymath Athanasius Kircher against the backdrop of upheavals in seventeenth-century scientific and humanistic scholarship.