Apr 4, 2013
Special Collections hosts the Early Book Lecture Series X, an annual lecture series where University of Arizona scholars explore the treasure trove of medieval texts held by the University Libraries. In this tenth year of the series, professors of Classics, German Studies, and Spanish and Portuguese give their audiences new insights into centuries-old historic texts.
April 2, 7:00-9:00 p.m.
Professor Cynthia White, UA Department of Classics, shares the early and lavish production of three Virgil manuscripts as testimony to the classic universality of his poetry.
April 9, 7:00-9:00 p.m.
A discussion with Professor Albrecht Classen, UA Department of German Studies, about the manuscript that regulated the election process of the German king. Still far away from a democracy, but certainly comparable to some extent to the English Magna Carta.
April 16, 7:00-9:00 p.m.
Professor Jaime Fatas Cabeza, Director, Spanish Translation and Interpretation Program, UA Department of Spanish and Portuguese presents this bilingual landmark and comments about his experience as a translator. Professor Fatas Cabeza translated 8 of 15 essays in the book into Spanish.