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9th Annual Riggsby Lecture on Medieval Mediterranean History and Culture

Friday, 26 October, 2012

"La Conquistadora: A Tale of Two Seas, the Virgin Mary, Muslims, Christians, Jews, and Indians"

Amy Remensnyder, Associate Professor of History, Brown University

Professor Remensnyder's lecture examines the Virgin Mary as a prominent icon of military conquest and spiritual conversion in ways that shaped - and continue to shape - religious, political, and ethnic identity on both sides of the Atlantic.

Reception will follow lecture in the library galleria. 

Free and open to the public.


Free and open to the public.


Hodges Library Auditorium
1015 Volunteer Boulevard Southwest
Floor 1, Library Auditorium
Knoxville, TN 37996
United States

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Vera P. Broux

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