Session Title

Sicily and Its Neighbors

Sponsoring Organization(s)

Special Session

Organizer Name

Dawn Marie Hayes

Organizer Affiliation

Montclair State Univ.

Presider Name

Hashim Al-Tawil

Presider Affiliation

Henry Ford Community College

Paper Title 1

Sicily's Role in the Mediterranean Trade in Foodstuffs

Presenter 1 Name

Sarah Davis-Secord

Presenter 1 Affiliation

Univ. of New Mexico

Paper Title 2

The Sicilian Poet in Exile: Abū 'l-Hasan 'Alī al-Ballanūbī at the Fatimid Court in Cairo

Presenter 2 Name

Russell Hopley

Presenter 2 Affiliation

Bowdoin College

Start Date

9-5-2013 7:30 PM

Session Location

Schneider 1135

Description

This session is intended to give scholars of various backgrounds and disciplines an opportunity to share ideas about how Sicily’s history influenced – or was influenced by – the various civilizations with which it was in contact. In other words, the session will provide scholars with an opportunity to highlight connections between the island and the wider medieval world.

Dawn M. Hayes

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May 9th, 7:30 PM

Sicily and Its Neighbors

Schneider 1135

This session is intended to give scholars of various backgrounds and disciplines an opportunity to share ideas about how Sicily’s history influenced – or was influenced by – the various civilizations with which it was in contact. In other words, the session will provide scholars with an opportunity to highlight connections between the island and the wider medieval world.

Dawn M. Hayes