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Seminar: Triangle Medieval Studies Seminar (TMSS)

Professor Asa Eger (Assistant Professor of History, UNC-Greensboro) will present work from his forthcoming book The Islamic-Byzantine Frontier: Interaction and Exchange between Christian and Muslim Communities in the Early Islamic Period (London: IB Tauris). Eger returns this year from 2011-2012 research leave as Fellow in Byzantine Studies at Dumbarton Oaks and Visiting Research Fellow, Program in Hellenic Studies, Princeton.

Copies of the paper are available by contacting Sandi Payne Greene at (Please remember: papers should not be circulated beyond the seminar participants or cited without the express permission of the author)

We look forward to seeing you there!
The Seminar Conveners
Glaire Anderson (UNC–Chapel Hill), Mona Hassan (Duke), Jehangir Malegam (Duke), Julie Mell (NC State), Timothy Stinson (NC State), Brett Whalen (UNC–Chapel Hill)

Triangle Medieval Studies Seminar (TMSS) offers a humanities-based, interdisciplinary forum for the study of history, art history, religious studies, literature, music, women’s studies and more ca. 500–1500, focusing on Europe, Byzantium and the Islamic world along with other regions. The seminar invites local and visiting scholars to present their written work as the basis for a rigorous discussion of current trends, topics, and problems in the field of medieval studies. To add your name to the TMSS listserv, please contact: Sandi Payne Greene

Directions to the NHC:

Participants are asked to remember that the National Humanities Center is a non-smoking building and that NHC Fellows will be working in the building during the seminar

Thu Sep 20, 2012 8:30pm – 9:30pm GMT (no daylight saving)
National Humanities Center, Main Conference Room (map)