Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Orienting Europe: A MEMSI Seminar

Please join us on Friday February 12 from 1-3 PM for our seminar on "Orienting Europe."

Our presenters:
  • Ashley Denham Busse, "Veiled Fantasies and the Fantasy of the Veil in Lady Mary Wortley Montagu's Turkish Embassy Letters."
  • Jessica Frazier, "French Fashion on the Turkish Carpet: Philip Massinger’s Glitterati"
  • Jennifer Wood, "Musical Dis-Orientations in Shakespeare’s Tempest and Jean de Léry’s History of a Voyage to the Land of Brazil"
  • Response: Michelle Warren, Dartmouth College
The seminar takes place in Rome 771 (Academic Center, 801 22nd St NW).

Also join us at 4 PM for Michelle Warren's Gateway Lecture, "The Postcolonial Past" (Marvin Center Elliott Room 310, 800 21st Street, NW).

[image: Fra Mauro's world map, from here]

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