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Sharon Kinoshita: “Re-Orientations: The Worlding of Marco Polo”

Wednesday, Feb 13, 2013 12:15p to 2:00p

Sharon KinoshitaIn her new translation of Marco Polo’s Travels, Sharon Kinoshita reorients a text typically read as a western narrative of first contact, by returning it to its original context, the midpoint of the century chronicled in Abu-Lughod’s Before European Hegemony, and to its original title, The Description of the World.

Sharon Kinoshita is Professor of Literature, and Co-Director of the Center for Mediterranean Studies at UC Santa Cruz.

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