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

February 13, 2013 @ 12:15 pm - 2:00 pm  |  Stevenson Fireside Lounge


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.


February 13, 2013
12:15 pm - 2:00 pm


Stevenson Fireside Lounge
Humanites 1 University of California, Santa Cruz Cowell College
Santa Cruz, CA 95064 United States
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