Book Talk with Larry Wolff (New York University): The Singing Turk
This talk takes place in the Music Library Seminar Room, Biddle Music Building, East Campus. Prof. Wolff discusses his new book "The Singing Turk" (Stanford UP, 2016) about the image of the Turks in 18th century operas. Larry Wolff is Professor of History and Director of the Center for European and Mediterranean Studies at New York University. He is the author of "Paolina's Innocence: Child Abuse in Casanova's Venice," "The Idea of Galicia: History and Fantasy in Habsburg Political Culture," "Venice and the Slavs: The Discovery of Dalmatia in the Age of Enlightenment," and "Inventing Eastern Europe: The Map of Civilization on the Mind of the Enlightenment" -all published by Stanford University Press. This talk is sponsored in association with the Department of History; Archives of Asia, Africa, and the Mediterranean program; and DUCIGS.