Natalie Zemon Davis
The 2018 Harrington Lecture will take place on Thursday, April 26, 2018 at 7:30 pm in 115 Purnell Hall. Natalie Zemon Davis is scheduled to present “Languages of the People: A Romanian-Jewish Philologist on Yiddish, Romanian, and French.” Natalie Zemon Davis specializes in the social and cultural history of France, as well as other parts of Europe, North America, and the Caribbean. She has taught at Brown University, the University of Toronto, the University of California, Berkeley, and at Princeton University, where she was Henry Charles Lea Professor of History and director of the Shelby Cullom Davis Center for Historical Studies. She has been awarded the Holberg International Memorial Prize and National Humanities Medal, and been named Companion of the Order of Canada.
This event is free and open to the public and is co-sponsored by the Departments of Languages, Literatures and Cultures, History, and Women and Gender Studies, and Jewish Studies.
Reception to follow in the Purnell Hall Lobby