Monday, October 19, 2009

Just Added: Daniel Vitkus, December 4

Daniel Vitkus will talk about his pre-circulated paper "Anglo-Islamic Exchange and the Origins of Modernity" at a breakfast seminar on Friday December 4.

Professor Vitkus is an associate professor at Florida State University. He researches travel literature, Renaissance drama, texts that journey across cultures, and early modern England. Publications include:
  • Three Turk Plays from Early Modern England (Columbia UP, 2000), ed.
  • Piracy, Slavery and Redemption: Barbary Captivity Narratives from Early Modern England (Columbia UP, 2001), ed.
  • Turning Turk: English Theater and the Multicultural Mediterranean, 1570-1630 (Palgrave, 2003).
He is currently at work on a project entitled Islam and the English Renaissance.

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