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Co-sponsored Lecture by Etienne Anheim (History, EHESS, Paris)

Royce 236 10745 Dickson Plaza, Los Angeles

Etienne Anheim's research is oriented towards the economic, social and material history of painting as well as the history of written practices between the 13th and the 15th century, from scholars like Petrarch to library inventories or accounting entries, at the same time, addressing questions of historiography and epistemology of history. He also collaborates on...

In Distant Places Among Alien People: Slavery, Friendship, and Tatar-Venetian Relations in the 15th Century, Guest Speaker: Hannah Barker

Royce 306 10745 Dickson Ct, Los Angeles CA

Guest Speaker: Hannah Barker (Arizona State University) In 1455, the Venetian patrician Giosafat Barbaro encountered an old friend in surprising circumstances. As a young merchant in the Black Sea port of Tana, Barbaro had met and befriended a local Tatar notable named Chebechzi. At the end of his time in Tana, Barbaro returned home expecting...

Co-sponsored Lecture by Prof. Herman Bennett (CUNY)

James West Alumni Center, The Founders' Room

Herman L. Bennett is a Professor at the Graduate Center (CUNY) and Director of the Institute for Research on the African Diaspora in the Americas and the Caribbean (IRADAC). He has held faculty positions at UNC-Chapel Hill, The Johns Hopkins University, Rutgers University, and the Free University of Berlin. Sponsored by the UCLA Experimental Critical Theory...