International Workshop: Of Prophets and Saints

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International Workshop: Of Prophets and Saints: Literary Traditions and "convivencia" in Medieval and Early Modern Iberia

Dates:
Thursday and Friday, 22-23 February 2018
Venue:
Biblioteca Histórica UCM and Casa Árabe, Madrid

The international workshop will explore religious literature that originated under the particular conditions of “convivencia” in the societies of medieval and early modern Iberia. The participants will employ comparative and interdisciplinary approaches to open new perspectives on how the coexistence of Jewish, Christian and Muslim communities on the Iberian Peninsula is reflected in their respective literary traditions. The focus will be on works concerning prophets and saints.

Organizers:
Benito Rial Costas (Universidad Complutense de Madrid)
Dagmar Anne Riedel (CSIC - Columbia University)  

Participants:
Matthew Anderson (Georgetown University), Fernando Baños Vallejo (Universidad de Alicante), Javier Castaño (ILC-CSIC), Manuela Ceballos (University of Tennessee, Knoxville), Elizabeth Evenden-Kenyon (University of Oxford), Maribel Fierro (ILC-CSIC), Alejandro García-Sanjuán (Universidad de Huelva), Araceli González Vázquez (IMF-CSIC), Racheli Haliva (Universität Hamburg), Amir Hussain (Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles), Fabrizio Lelli (Università del Salento, Lecce), Nuria Martínez de Castilla (EPHE, PSL), Lucia Raspe (Universität Frankfurt & Jüdisches Museum Berlin), Fermín de los Reyes Gómez (UCM), Patrick Ryan, S.J. (Fordham University), Carole Slade (Columbia University), Claude B. Stuczynski (Bar-Ilan University, Ramat Gan), Jesús R. Velasco (Columbia University)

For the program, see
https://researchblogs.cul.columbia.edu/islamicbooks/mashqi/  

Seating is limited. Please RSVP at mashqi.workshop@gmail.com by Tuesday, 20 February, 2018, if you are interested in attending the workshop.