Meet the Professor - GREGORY HUTCHESON "Spain's Reconquista: Fact and Fiction"

In the year 1492, Muslim Granada fell to the Catholic monarchs Ferdinand and Isabella, and Spain proclaimed at long last concluded its centuries' long effort to reclaim the Iberian peninsula from Muslim rule. Gregory Hutcheson, Associate Professor of Classical and Modern Languages,  revisits the Reconquista (Reconquest) narrative and exposes far more complex realities behind some of its touchstones, including Saint James the Moorslayer (patron saint of the Reconquista) and The Cid (Spain's epic hero).

Thursday, December 6 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm

University Club & Alumni Center, Ballroom B
200 E. Brandeis Ave , Louisville, Kentucky 40208

Event Type

Talk

Audience

Students, Faculty/staff, Alumni, Public

Departments

Arts & Sciences, Liberal Studies

Website

http://louisville.edu/artsandsciences

Cost

$15/person and $10/students includes lunch

Contact Name

Janna Tajibaeva

Contact Phone Number

8522247

Contact Email

janna@louisville.edu

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