Historian discusses persecution in the Middle Ages
March 11, 2007
KALAMAZOO--The expulsion of Jews from Spain during the Middle Ages is the topic of a free lecture Thursday, March 15, at Western Michigan University. Award-winning author David Nirenberg will speak on "Race and the Middle Ages: The Case of Spain and Its Jews" at 7 p.m. in Putney Auditorium of the Fetzer Center. A reception precedes the lecture at 5:30 p.m.
David Nirenberg, the Charlotte Bloomberg Professor of the Humanities at Johns Hopkins University, is the author of the multi-award-winning book "Communities of Violence: Persecution of Minorities in the Middle Ages."
Nirenberg's visit is sponsored by WMU's History Graduate Student Organization.
Media contact: Deanne Molinari, (269) 387-8400, firstname.lastname@example.org