18th Annual Meyerhoff Lecture: Natalie Zemon Davis

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 5:00pm
Van Pelt Library, Class of '78 Pavilion

Natalie Zemon Davis, University of Toronto
With an introduction by Roger Chartier, University of Pennsylvania/Collège de France
“Regaining Jerusalem: Eschatology and Slavery in Jewish Colonization in 17-Century Suriname”

Professor Natalie Zemon Davis, author of The Return of Martin Guerre, recipient of a 2012 National Humanities Medal, former president of the American Historical Association, and the Katz Center’s inaugural David B. Ruderman Distinguished Scholar, will present a lecture focusing on eschatology and slavery on the New World plantations of Christian and Jewish settlers in 17th-century Suriname.

Date and time are subject to change