Sara Galletti

Associate Professor in the Department of Art, Art History and Visual Studies

Education

  • Ph.D., Universite de Paris IV-Sorbonne, Paris (France) 2004

  • Ph.D., Istituto Universitario di Architettura di Venezia (Italy) 2004

  • M.Arch., Istituto Universitario di Architettura di Venezia (Italy) 1999

Overview

Sara Galletti received a M.Arch. from the Università IUAV of Venice and joint Ph.D. in the History of Architecture and Urbanism from the Université de Paris IV–Sorbonne and the Università IUAV of Venice. Her field of research and teaching is early modern architectural theory and practice, with a focus on sixteenth- and seventeenth-century Europe and the Mediterranean. She has published secular and religious architecture, on Philibert de L'Orme and his architectural treatise, on the urban history of Paris, and on the relations between architectural space, court ceremonial, and the accessibility of artworks, as well as on the history of stereotomy. Her first monograph, Le Palais du Luxembourg de Marie de Médicis, 1611-1631, was published in 2012 by Éditions Picard, Paris. Her most recent peer-reviewed article, "Stereotomy and the Mediterranean: Notes Toward an Architectural History," appeared in Mediterranea. International Journal on the Transfer of Knowledge, no. 2 (2017).

Expertise

Early modern architecture, France 1500-1700, history of the profession of architecture

Projects

Practice into Theory: Philibert Delorme, the Premier Tome de l’Architecture (1567), and the Profession of Architecture in Early Modern France
The project analyses the connections between architectural theory and practice in fifteenth- to seventeenth-century France. The project focuses on Philibert Delorme’s... read more »
Paris of Waters
The project focuses on the impact of water on the demographic, social, architectural, and urban development of the city of Paris through time. The project is concerned with... read more »
Le palais du Luxembourg de Marie de Médicis (1611-1631)
L’histoire du palais du Luxembourg, premier palais royal construit à Paris sur un projet cohérent, n’avait pas fait l’objet d’une monographie complète depuis 1910. Des... read more »

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Fellowships, Supported Research, & Other Grants

Bass Connections awarded by Duke University (2018 to 2019)

2017 Visiting Scholar awarded by Institut national d'Histoire de l'Art (INHA), Paris, France (2017)

2015-16 Fellow awarded by Paris Institute for Advanced Study, Paris, France (2016)

Faculty Research Grant awarded by Duke University (2015 to 2016)

Trent Memorial Foundation Grant awarded by Josiah Charles Trent Memorial Foundation Endowment Fund (2015 to 2016)

Course Enhancement Grant awarded by Duke University (2010)

Course Enhancement Grant awarded by Duke University (2009)

Collaborative Research Grant awarded by Getty Foundation (2007 to 2009)

Reader’s Digest Grant awarded by The Lila Wallace Foundation (2006 to 2007)

Jean-François Malle Fellowship awarded by The Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Studies, Villa Tatti, Florence, Italy (2005 to 2006)

Postdoctoral Fellowship awarded by Getty Foundation (2005 to 2006)

Spring 2018

Building Duke (ARTHIST 504SL.001)
Smith Wrhs A233, Tu 03:05 PM-05:35 PM
Building Duke (ARTHIST 504SL.01L)
Smith Wrhs A233, Th 03:05 PM-05:35 PM
Honors Thesis Workshop (ARTHIST 495S.01)
Smith Wrhs A285, Th 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Honors Thesis Workshop (ARTSVIS 495S.01)
Smith Wrhs A285, Th 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Honors Thesis Workshop (VMS 495S.01)
Smith Wrhs A285, Th 06:15 PM-08:45 PM

Fall 2017

Art in Renaissance Italy (ARTHIST 255FS.01)
Smith Wrhs A285, TuTh 10:05 AM-11:20 AM

Spring 2017

Art in Renaissance Italy (ARTHIST 255.01)
Smith Wrhs A290, Tu 03:05 PM-05:35 PM

Spring 2015

Renaissance Architecture (ARTHIST 254.01)
Smith Wrhs A266, MW 11:45 AM-01:00 PM
Special Topics (ARTHIST 590S.01)
Smith Wrhs A266, W 03:05 PM-05:30 PM

Fall 2014

Michelangelo in Context (ARTHIST 259.01)
Smith A266, WF 10:05 AM-11:20 AM

Spring 2014

Wired! New Represent Tech (VMS 551LS.01)
Smith A233, Th 11:45 AM-01:00 PM
Wired! New Represent Tech (VMS 551LS.01L)
Smith A233, Th 01:25 PM-03:55 PM
Wired! New Represent Tech (ARTHIST 551LS.01)
Smith A233, Th 11:45 AM-01:00 PM
Wired! New Represent Tech (ARTHIST 551LS.01L)
Smith A233, Th 01:25 PM-03:55 PM