The Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations warmly invites you to attend an upcoming public lecture with Dr. Jessica Marglin of the University of Southern California, entitled Nationality on Trial: Jews and Legal Belonging between Italy and Tunisia, 1873-1883.
Jessica Marglin is associate professor of Religion and the Ruth Ziegler Early Career Chair in Jewish Studies at the University of Southern California. She earned her PhD from Princeton and her BA and MA from Harvard. Her research focuses on the history of Jews and Muslims in North Africa and the Mediterranean, with a particular emphasis on law. Her book, Across Legal Lines: Jews and Muslims in Modern Morocco, was published by Yale University Press in 2016.
ORGANIZER: Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations