Colloquium: Benjamin Liu on Medieval Travel Literature
|Event Start Date||Tuesday, March 30, 2010|
French Parlor, Founders Hall
|Event Start Time||12:30 pm - 1:30 am|
"The 'Magnificence of Cities': Pero Tafur's Travels," by Benjamin Liu, PhD, University of California Riverside.
Liu discusses the account of an early fifteenth-century traveler from Spain to Asia Minor. Liu is a specialist on medieval Iberia and the complex relationships between Christians, Muslims and Jews. His current work focuses on cultural exchanges from the Mediterranean to Asia. His talk will be for a general audience.
|Contact||Michael Agnew | firstname.lastname@example.org | (619) 260-7834|