Medieval-Renaissance Colloquium: Medieval Travel Literature
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Date and Time
Tuesday, March 30, 2010 from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m.
French Parlor, Founders Hall
"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