Sponsored by the Department of English and the Judaic Studies Program. Co-sponsored by the Dresher Center for the Humanities.
Anthony Bale, professor of Medieval Studies, Birkbeck University of London, presents the Annual Medieval and Early Modern Studies Lecture on “Race and Its Medieval Prehistories: Jews and Stereotypes in Norwich and London, 1233.”
Bale has published widely on medieval literature, culture, and religion. In particular, his work has explored relations between Christians and Jews in medieval England. He has also edited and translated several medieval texts, and is currently working on The Book of Margery Kempe.
He has received fellowships from the Arts & Humanities Research Council, the British Academy, the Huntington Library, the Leverhulme Trust, the University of Michigan Frankel Institute, and the National Humanities Center. He is a current holder of the Philip Leverhulme Prize.
Admission is free.
Open Year Round: