The Mediterranean Seminar brings together advanced graduate students, as well as junior and senior faculty in order to workshop works in progress and debate scholarly ideas as they relate to the Mediterranean world and the theme of emotions, passions, and feelings. This workshop will last two days and include two seniored guest speakers. Friday evening Dr. Naam Cohen-Hanagbi of the University of Tel Aviv will speak on the relationship between emotions and medieval medicine and on Saturday evening Dr. Erin Maglaque of the University of Sheffield will present her work on the relationship between family life, emotions, and empire in Early Modern Venice.
This event is organized by the History Department and funded by the Humanities Project, Robbins Library, and departments throughout the University of Rochester. The speaker events are free and open to the public.
Saturday, February 22 at 10:00am to 7:00pm
Rush Rhees Library, Rossell Hope Robbins Library 416
755 Library Road, Rochester, NY 14626