November 14: Ramie Targoff on Vittoria Colonna’s Sonnets

Sketch of Vittoria Colonna, Michelangelo, ca. 1540

Please join the Metaphor Workshop and the Renaissance Workshop

as Ramie Targoff,

Professor of English at Brandeis University,

gives a talk entitled

“Dissolving Love’s “Knot”: Transforming Eros in the Sonnets of Vittoria Colonna.

(There will be no pre-circulated paper for this event)

Friday, November 14th

4:00 pm, Classics 21

Please note the unusual date and time.


This event is free and open to the public. We are committed to making our workshop fully accessible to persons with disabilities. Please contact Sarah Kunjummen ( or Katia Fowler ( with any questions or concerns.