Kristin Phillips-Court

Position title: Associate Professor; Italian and Art History


Phone: (608) 262.4069

206A Conrad A. Elvehjem Building
Office Hours: By Appointment

Kristin Phillips Court

Ph.D. University of California, Los Angeles

Research Interests
Italian Renaissance literature and culture; drama, painting and Renaissance inter-media; aesthetics; patronage; Machiavelli, Vasari, Tasso, Bruno.

The Perfect Genre. Drama and Painting in Renaissance Italy. (Ashgate Press, 2011), MLA Scaglione Award.

“Vasari, Leonardo, and ‘il vero ritratto del tradimento et inumanità,’”  Sixteenth Century Journal XLII, no. 3 (2011).

“The Petrarchan Lover in Cinquecento Comedy,” MLN: Modern Language Notes 125, no. 1, (2010) (Italian Issue).

“Performing Anachronism: Revising the Aetiology of Italian Renaissance Tragedy,” Renaissance Drama 37, “Italy and the Drama of Europe” (2010).

“Framing the Miracle in Feo Belcari’s Rappresentazione quando la Nostra Donna Vergine Maria fu annunziata dall’Angelo Gabriello,” Annali d’Italianistica 25, “Literature, Religion, and the Sacred” (2007).