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Flora Dennis

University of Sussex

Music in the Italian Renaissance home

2011-2012
Fall

Flora Dennis is Lecturer in Art History at the University of Sussex. After completing a doctorate in Musicology at the University of Cambridge (2002), she was a Research Fellow at the AHRC Centre for the Study of the Domestic Interior (2001-6); co-curating the V&A exhibition At Home in Renaissance Italy (2006-7) and co-editing its accompanying book. She has been awarded fellowships by Villa I Tatti, the Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Studies (2007-8); the UK's Arts and Humanities Research Council (2010-11) and was made an Honorary Fellow of the Research Department at the V&A (2007- 11). She has published on music, sound and interiors in fifteenth and sixteenth- century Italy, and is currently working on a monograph about music and the visual and material culture of the domestic sphere.