Al-Andalus: History, Memory and Meaning

FEB 08, 2013 | 3:00 PM TO 6:00 PM

Details

WHERE:

The Graduate Center
365 Fifth Avenue

ROOM:

4116: Hisp/Luso Student Lounge

WHEN:

February 08, 2013: 3:00 PM-6:00 PM

ADMISSION:

Free

Description

Speakers:

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