The Lumen Christi Institute
Michelangelo's Women: Feminine Genius in the Frescoes of the Sistine Chapel
Dr. Elizabeth Lev received her undergraduate degree in art history from University of Chicago, and her doctorate from University of Bologna specializing in the art of the Counter Reformation. Her books include The Tigress of Forlì (Harcourt Mifflin 2012), and A Body for Glory (Vatican Museums Press 2014). She has been living in Rome since she completed her studies in 1997 and teaching art history for Duquesne University’s Italian Campus since 2002. Dr. Lev has lectured world-wide and her TED talk on the Sistine Chapel has garnered over 1.8 million views.
Free and open to the public. Cosponsored by the Department of Art History. Contact us with any questions.
Students and faculty are also welcome to join Dr. Lev for lunch on Monday, November 15 for an informal conversation on her education at the University of Chicago and career as an art historian and tour guide. REGISTER FOR THE LUNCH HERE.
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