Al-Andalus: History, Memory and Meaning
FEB 08, 2013 | 3:00 PM TO 6:00 PM
The Graduate Center
365 Fifth Avenue
4116: Hisp/Luso Student Lounge
February 08, 2013: 3:00 PM-6:00 PM
Jane Gerber, Graduate Center, "Poetry and Politics: The Jew in Medieval Muslim Spain"
Cynthia Robinson, Cornell University, "Devotional Landscape in a Multiconfessional Iberia"
Alexander Elinson, Hunter College and the Graduate Center, "From Loja to Fez: Lisan al-Din ibn al-Khatib’s Travels in the Fourteenth Century Muslim West"
Eric Calderwood, University of Michigan, "The Invention of Al-Andalus: Discovering the Past and Creating the Present in Modern Spanish and Arabic Culture"
Closing Remarks: Anna Akasoy, Hunter College