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Medieval and Renaissance Studies


Medieval-Renaissance Colloquium: Medieval Travel Literature

Event Start DateTuesday, March 30, 2010
French Parlor, Founders Hall
Event Start Time12:30 pm - 1:30 am
CostCost: Free

"The 'Magnificence of Cities' in Pero Tafur's Travels: A Fifteenth-Century Voyager from Spain to Asia Minor" by Benjamin Liu, PhD, University of California, Riverside

Professor Liu is a specialist in Medieval Iberian culture who studies the complex interactions among Christians, Muslims and Jews. His current research focuses on travel literature and cultural exchanges from the Mediterranean to Asia. His talk is aimed at a general audience.

Free and open to the public

ContactMichael Agnew | | (619) 260-7834