Scholars to Discuss Jewish/Christian Relations in the Middle Ages at Southern Connecticut State University


Scholars who study the Middle Ages will gather at Southern Connecticut State University on Saturday, November 6th, for a conference entitled Jewish and Christian Relations in the Middle Ages. The conference, which will run from 9:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m. is an annual interdisciplinary conference sponsored by the SCSU Departments of English and World Languages and Literatures.

Speakers will include Deeana Copeland Kelpper, associate professor of religion and history and chair of the Department of Religion at Boston University; Kirsten Fudeman, assistant professor of French at the University of Pittsburgh; Katrin Kogman-Appel, associate professor at the Department of the Arts, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, and Steven Kruger, professor of English and Medieval Studies at Queens College and the Graduate Center, CUNY.

The conference is free of charge to all attendees. For details about the program and registration, visit the conference Web site at www.southernct.edu/departments/foreignlanguage/medcon10/

For more information or to register, contact Pina Palma at (203) 392-6753 or palmag1@southernct.edu, or Jim Rhodes at (203) 392-5139 or rhodesj1@southernct.edu.