Layla, Fatima and Blancaflores: Cross-Cultural Narrative, Mysticism, and the Lady on the Alhambra Ceilings


Location: Hesburgh Library, Medieval Institute Reading Room, Room 715

Cynthia Robinson, associate professor, Department of Art and Visual Studies, Cornell University

Professor Robinson’s research focuses on interdisciplinary investigation of the visual, literary, courtly, and religious manifestations of cultural and confessional contact and interchange in the Mediterranean world between 1000 A.D. and 1500 A.D., with particular focus on the Iberian peninsula.

A short reception will follow the lecture.