"What Was the Orient of Early Modern Scholars? 'Oriental Languages' and the Roots of Academic Orientalism" Wednesday, February 27, 2019, 3 – 4:30pm
"What Was the Orient of Early Modern Scholars?  'Oriental Languages' and the Roots of Academic Orientalism"
Campus Location:Voorhies Hall
Room:228
Location of Event:UC Davis Campus
Cost:Free
Event Type:Lectures and Seminars
Presented by:Daniel Stolzenberg, associate professor of history at UC Davis
Sponsored by:Early Modern Science Cluster

Daniel Stolzenberg, associate professor of history, UC Davis, discusses his research on the emergence of the conceptual category of “oriental languages” from the 16th to 18th centuries, answering questions about what “oriental studies” meant to early modern intellectuals.

This is a work-in-progress discussion; for a copy of the precirculated paper, send an email to Claire Goldstein.

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