Workshop: "U.S. Treaties, Their Problematic Translations, and U.S. Diplomatic Relations with North Africa..." by Dr. Denise Spellberg, University of Texas at Austin
Mon, May 6, 2013 • 12:00 PM - 1:30 AM • GAR 4.100
Denise A. Spellberg is Associate Professor of History and Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Texas at Austin. Her first book, Politics, Gender, and the Islamic Past: The Legacy of 'A'isha bint Abi Bakr (Columbia University, 1994) was awarded the Dost Award in 2009 for "universal excellence in Islamic Studies." In 2009-10, she was awarded a Carnegie Scholarship for her research on Islam in founding American history, a book project that will be in press by summer 2012. She teaches classes in Islamic civilization, with a focus on religion and gender, as well as courses on Islam in the U.S. and Europe.
Responder: Responder: Jeremi Suri, Mack Brown Distinguished Chair for Leadership in Global Affairs, Professor of History and Public Affairs, Department of History and Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, The University of Texas at Austin
Faculty page: http://jeremisuri.net/
Free and open to the public. RSVP required. To RSVP and receive a copy of the pre-circulated paper, please email Courtney Meador by 9 a.m., Friday, May 3.