Traveler and Scholar: The Story of Leo Africanus is the title of this week's Bridging Cultures Series talk given by Jeffry R. Halverson, Assistant Professor in the Department of Philosophy & Religious Studies. This talk is the fourth 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.