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Anna Dumont

Anna Dumont works on the art and craft of textiles in 19th and 20th century Italy, encompassing topics from lacemaking to Futurist textiles to fascist textile policy. Her work is particularly concerned with histories of labor in European avant gardes, and historiographic problems of biography and gender. She has been the recipient of a Venetian Research Grant from the Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation, and is the 2020-21 Lily Auchincloss Rome Prize Fellow in Modern Italian Studies at the American Academy in Rome. She received her BA in comparative religion from the University of Rochester in 2014.