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Cultural Center


Medieval Iberia
A one-day multidisciplinary workshop

November 6, 2009

Register Online

Celebrating the publication of the first two issues of the Journal of Medieval Iberian Studies

Ibtissam Bouachrine
(Spanish and Portuguese, Smith College)
Susan Boynton (Music, Columbia University)
Georgina Dopico Black (Spanish and Portuguese, New York University)
Simon Doubleday (History, Hofstra University)
Julio Escalona  (History, CSIC/Madrid)
Pablo Pastrana Perez (Spanish, Western Michigan University)
Jonathan Ray (Jewish Studies, Georgetown University)
Jesus Rodriguez Velasco (Spanish, Columbia University)
Ramzi Rouighi (History, University of Southern California)

Sponsored by Hofstra University's Office of the Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs, Office of the Dean of Hofstra College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (HCLAS), Hofstra Cultural Center, Department of History, Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, European Studies Program, Middle Eastern and Central Asian Studies Program and by the Taylor and Francis Group.

Faculty members, graduate students and advanced undergraduates are warmly invited to a one-day interdisciplinary research workshop, celebrating the publication of the first two issues of The Journal of Medieval Iberian Studies. Our featured speakers - specializing in the Christian, Muslim and Jewish cultures of the Iberian peninsula and the Maghreb - will guide discussion of recent and future developments in disciplines ranging from archeology to history, music to literature and beyond.

The Journal of Iberian Studies is a new peer-reviewed journal, published by Taylor and Francis, for innovative scholarship on the Christian, Jewish and Islamic cultures of the Iberian Peninsula from the fifth to the sixteenth centuries. JMIS encompasses archaeology, art and architecture, music, philosophy and religious studies, as well as history, codicology, manuscript studies and the multiple Arabic, Latin, Romance and Hebrew linguistic and literary traditions of Iberia. The editors warmly invite all participants in the workshop, and other scholars working in these disciplines, to submit their work for double-blind peer review, or to contact the editors with any questions. Full instructions for authors and a free sample issue are available at the journal's website.

Workshop Director:
Simon Doubleday
Associate Professor of History
Hofstra University
Executive Editor, Journal of Medieval Iberian Studies

Workshop Coordinator:
Deborah Lom
Assistant Director for Conferences and Special Events
Hofstra Cultural Center