Tuesday, January 23, 2007

NYU events

1 February, 7:00 p.m. Maison FranÁaise, 16 Washington Mews
Sarah Kay (Department of French, Princeton University), "Allegory and melancholy in Julia Kristeva and Christine de Pizan"
This event is organized in collaboration with La Maison FranÁaise, NYU.

8 March, 6:00 p.m. 19 University Place, Room 222
Leslie Peirce (Department of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies, NYU), "Much ado about matrimony: women's desires, family controls, and state scrutiny in the early modern Ottoman empire"

March 30, 4-48 p.m. CUNY Graduate Center, 365 5th Avenue
March 31, 9.30 a.m. - 7 p.m. Juan Carlos Center, NYU
Spring conference, Worlds Apart? Early Modern Europe and the Ottoman Empire
The conference is organized in collaboration with CUNY Graduate Center and the Ottoman Studies Program, NYU. It will feature contributions from the following speakers:

Nancy Bisaha (History Department, Vassar College)
Richmond Barbour (Department of English, Oregon State University)
Jonathan Burton (Department of English, West Virginia University)
Eric Dursteler (Department of History, Brigham Young University)
Molly Greene (History Department, Princeton University)
Natalie Rothman (Department of History University of Toronto)
Baki Tezcan (Department of History, University of California, Davis)
Daniel Vitkus (English Department, Florida State University).

The keynote addresses will be given by Deborah Howard (Department of History of Art, University of Cambridge) and Robert Irwin, author of "Dangerous Knowledge: Orientalism and its Discontents" (2006).
A full program for the conference will be available in late January.

All MARC events are free and open to the public. For more information, please contact:

The Medieval and Renaissance Center
(212) 998-8698


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