Professor Dursteler's lecture is entitled:
"To Piety More Prone:" Gender and Conversion in the Early Modern Mediterranean."
This lecture is free and open to the public.
Reception to follow.
About the speaker:
Dr. Dursteler is the author of "Venetians in Constantinople: Nation, Identity and Coexistence in the Early Modern Mediterranean" and "Renegade Women: Gender, Identity and Boundaries in the Early Modern Mediterranean." He is currently co-authoring a book on "The Medieval and Early Modern Mediterranean World" for the Johns Hopkins University Press.
***Members of the Seminar will be meeting on Friday, November 9 at 2 p.m. to discuss Prof. Dursteler's work prior to his visit. Any faculty or graduate student wishing to participate in this discussion should contact Prof. Christine Johnson (firstname.lastname@example.org) to rsvp and to obtain copies of the readings.
This event is sponsored by the Center for the Humanities.