“She Nourishes Them According to Her Religion: Interfaith Marriage, Conversion, and Transmission of Culture in the Medieval Islamic World”

Date(s) - 03/07/2019
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Kansas City Public Library - Plaza Branch


Interlocked wedding bands above a Medieval global map backgroundSpeaker: Janina Safran, Ph.D., Associate Professor
Department of History
Pennsylvania State University

Co-sponsored by the Kansas City Public Library. Additional funding provided by the UMKC College of Arts & Sciences, the Departments of English, Foreign Langs & Lits, Sociology & Classics, LatinX, WGSS programs.

This lecture is part of a lecture series launched by the UMKC Medieval and Early Modern Studies program designed to reveal the true histories and explore the connections between contemporary issues and medieval concepts of race, gender and identity.  Additional information on the series may be found here.