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Archive for Tuesday, October 3, 2006

Cultural historian to deliver lecture

October 3, 2006

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David Nirenberg, professor of history and romance languages and literatures at Johns Hopkins University, will deliver a lecture titled "Which is the merchant here and which the Jew? Being Jewish in Shakespeare's Venice" at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Alderson Auditorium in the Kansas Union on Kansas University's campus.

Nirenberg is a cultural historian of medieval and early modern Europe.

The event, co-sponsored by KU Kansas Jewish Studies and the Ahmanson-Murphy Distinguished Chair of Medieval History, is free and open to the public.

For information, contact KU Professor Jonathan Boyarin at 864-7255.

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