Monash MA Candidate
School of Philosophical, Historical & International Studies, Faculty of Arts
Monash University, Clayton Campus
Level 6, 20 Chancellors Walk, Monash University VIC 3800
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Lana Stephens is currently undertaking her MA at Monash University, under the joint supervision of Associate Professors Peter Howard (Monash University) and Maude Vanhaelen (University of Warwick). Her research examines intellectual exchange and spiritual renewal in late fifteenth-century Florence, focusing on Neoplatonist philosopher-priest Marsilio Ficino. During her Bachelor of Arts (Honours), completed at Monash in 2015, her research investigated the role of language and rhetoric in the reception of Ficino’s astrological treatises and his evasion of the Roman Curia in 1489. Lana has previously tutored at Monash in History, namely ‘ATS3573 The Renaissance Codes: Art, Magic and Belief’.