Yael Manes

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Yael  Manes

Yael Manes

Assistant Professor of History

Contact Information

Phone: 404.471.6229
Office Hours: Mondays and Wednesdays, 9:30-11:30 a.m.
and by appointment

Academic Degrees

B.A., Tel-Aviv University
M.A., Cornell University
Ph.D., Cornell University

Teaching and Scholarly Interests

Professor Manes focuses her research on the cultural history of gender and identity formation in early modern Italy. She teaches courses on various topics in pre-modern European history, including motherhood and womanhood in the Italian Renaissance, family and gender in early modern Italy, and the history of science.

Professional Activities


Motherhood and Partiarchial Masculinities in Sixteenth-Century Italian Comedy. Ashgate Publishing, (forthcoming, November 2011).