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Far from Jerusalem: The Exclusion of Jews on Christian Maps
October 15, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Event will take place online at: https://uwmadison.zoom.us/j/95859852612?pwd=N1RhSWRoR1gvNzRrNkRxWG5va3owQT09
Meeting ID: 958 5985 2612; Passcode: 655648
Prof. Asa Mittman, who is an authority of medieval maps, monsters and race in medieval art, starts from the premise that maps are ideological documents. Medieval Christian maps use principles of inclusion and exclusion to generate fictions of collective identity.