Judith Testa
Judith Testa, a former professor at Northern Illinois University, contributes book reviews and articles about Italy to the Chicago area Italian American newspaper “Fra Noi.” She is the author of a popular book on Rome and has also written a book about another lifelong love, baseball, as well as, most recently, a book about art in Florence.


Latest Events
Brooklyn Historical Society, Brooklyn, NY, March 26, Judith Testa participated in a panel discussion as part of the BHS exhibition about the Brooklyn (now Los Angeles) Dodgers. Visit the Brooklyn Historical Society web site for more information.  Other events will be posted as they're scheduled.

Italian Cultural Institute, 500 N. Michigan Avenue, Chicago, June 6 at 6 pm: presentation based on material from my most recent book, "An Art Lover's Guide to Florence." My talk is entitled "Webs of Desire and Violence: Power Politics and Sexual Politics in Three Works of Florentine Renaissance Art."

COMING UP THIS AUTUMN, ON SITE, IN FLORENCE!  My talk, "Webs of Desire and Violence," will be offered in the city where the works of art discussed are located.