Seth Kimmel (Iberian and Latin American Cultures, Stanford University): "Arabic in the Margins"
We are pleased to invite you to the first Renaissances meeting of the academic year. Seth Kimmel, Stanford Mellon Fellow, will present his current book project and lead a conversation about his work, including the discussion of various practical, methodological, and disciplinary issues facing an early career scholar.
Lunch will be provided.
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Seth Kimmel studies the literatures and cultures of medieval and early modern Iberia. He earned his B.A. in Comparative Literature and Religion from Columbia University and his Ph.D. from the Department of Comparative Literature at the University of California, Berkeley. He joined Stanford’s Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship of Scholars in the Humanities in 2010. Seth’s research interests include theories of secularism and religion, manuscript and early print culture, the history of cartography, and colonial narrative.