EMSI Distinguished Lecture 2014

Teofilo F. Ruiz, University of California, Los Angeles

Professor of History

Prof. Ruiz received the 2011 National Humanities Medal from President Barack Obama. His publications include A King Travels: Festive Traditions in Late Medieval and Early Modern Spain (Princeton, 2012); The Terror of History: On the Uncertainties of Life in Western Civilization (Princeton, 2011); and Crisis and Continuity: Land and Town in Late Medieval Castile (UPenn Press, 1994), which was awarded the Premio del Rey prize by the American Historical AssociationIn 2013, Prof. Ruiz was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Public Lecture
"Protests against the Sea: Climate, Trade, and Languages in the Early Modern Mediterranean"

Thursday, November 6, 2014

University of Southern California
Doheny Memorial Library
Room 241 (Sidney Harman Academy for Polymathic Study)


Master Class
"Deconstructing the Royal Entry: Festive Traditions
in Early Modern Europe"

Friday, November 7,
University of Southern California
History Conference Room, SOS 250

Please rsvp by Friday, October 31 to receive lunch and the pre-circulated readings.

The USC-Huntington Early Modern Studies Institute has provided parking reservations for both events in Parking Structure X (PSX). Please use parking code: “EMSI Distinguished Lecture" on November 6, and "EMSI Master Class" on November 7.