Thursday, September 11, 2014
Bridging Cultures Talk: Week 2
Florence Eliza Glaze is Lawrence B. and Jane P. Clark Chair in History at Coastal Carolina University. Her talk The House of Wisdom: How Arabic Science Saved Ancient Knowledge and Gave Us the Renaissance" is the second talk this semester in the Muslim Journeys: Bridging Cultures book discussion series, funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the American Library Association. The talk focuses on the theme of Connected Histories, emphasizing the interconnected nature of the historical, cultural and commercial worlds of Islam and the West.
Bridging Cultures talks are hosted by The Jackson Family Center and the Kimbel Library. For more information please visit the Bridging Cultures website.