The Maritime Mediterranean – Winter 2012

Winter 2012 Mediterranean Studies MRP Workshop: The Maritime Mediterranean

Friday, 3 February • Literature Building, UC San Diego


9:00-9:30 AM Coffee and Welcome

9:30-10:00 AM Introductory Session

10:00-11:15 AM Tatiana Sizonenko (Art History, UC San Diego)
“The Maritime Mediterranean: A Case of Shared Venetian, Byzantine, and Islamic Iconographies in Fashioning Early Modern Imperial Authority”

11:15 AM-12:30 PM Megan Moore (French, University of Missouri)
“The Maritime Mediterranean in Medieval Literature: Seas of Commerce, Exchanges of Knowledge”

12:30-1:30 PM Lunch

1:30-2:45 PM Joshua White (History, University of Michigan)
“The View from the Breach: Piracy, Diplomacy, and Law in the Early Modern Mediterranean”

3:45-3:00 PM Coffee Break

3:00-4:15 PM Plenary Lecture: Nabil Matar (History and English, University of Minnesota)
“The Mediterranean in Arabic Sources in the Early Modern Period”

4:15-4:45 PM Concluding Session

4:45-6:00 PM Reception


Winter 2012 Mediterranean Studies MRP Workshop Roundtable: “(Re)constructing the Mediterranean Past”

Saturday, 4 February • Literature Building, UC San Diego


9:30-10:00 AM Continental Breakfast

10:00 AM-12:00 PM Roundtable: “(Re)constructing the Mediterranean Past (with a focus on the city)”

  • Joanne Ferraro, (SDSU History)
  • Mark Hanna, (UCSD History)
  • Seth Lerer, Dean, (UCSD Division of Arts & Humanities)
  • John Marino, (UCSD History)
  • David Wacks, (University of Oregon)
  • Oumelbanine Zhiri, (UCSD Literature)

12:00-12:30 PM Concluding Remarks

These events are sponsored by the Interdisciplinary Humanities Center; the UC Multi-Campus Research Project on Mediterranean Studies; Dean, UC San Diego Division of Arts & Humanities; and UC San Diego Department of Literature