LINES IN THE SAND: DIVERSITY OF THE JEWISH EUROPEAN EXPERIENCE
Please join the Jewish Federation of Greater Charlotte and the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences at UNC Charlotte for a salon-style series exploring some of the major themes of Jewish history in Europe (and its empires) from the early Middle Ages through the Dreyfus affair.
Five lectures by noted scholars in the UNC Charlotte Department of History will focus on the Mediterranean, England, the Spanish and Dutch empires, and France, respectively.
All lectures are from 5:30 - 7:00 pm. Location details provided at time of registration. Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 704.944.6757.
The first lecture “’Slay Them Not’: Jews around the Early Medieval Mediterranean” taught by Dr. Robert McEachnie is scheduled for January 23, 2017. Dr. Robert McEachnie is Lecturer of History at UNC-Charlotte. He is a historian of late antiquity (300-600) with a focus on religious change, the urban environment, and cultural history. His first book, Chromatius of Aquileia and the Making of a Christian City, will be published in 2017. His next research project examines translation of building styles, texts, and relics from the East in the fifth century. Dr. McEachnie has taught widely in Roman and Mediterranean history in the ancient and early medieval periods including survey courses and more specialized offerings on the assassination of Julius Caesar, the birth of Islam, and the rise of Vikings