The Medieval Institute at Western Michigan University highlights here events of interest to the local medievalist community.
Thursday, Nov. 2
Sponsored by the Goliardic Society and the Department of English
A Man for All Seasons: Saladin and How the West Made New Races; or, Slavery, Sexual Mixing, and Slave Dynasties
University of Texas at Austin
1028 Brown Hall
Geraldine Heng is Perceval fellow and associate professor of English and comparative literature at the University of Texas, with a joint appointment in Middle Eastern studies and women's studies. She holds the Perceval endowment for Medieval Romance, Historiography, and Culture, an endowment created to support her research and teaching.
Heng is founder and co-director of the Global Middle Ages Projects (G-MAP), the Mappamundi cybernetic initiatives and the Scholarly Community for the Globalization of the Middle Ages (SCGMA).