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romanticlovePlease join the Duke University Libraries and the Franklin Humanities Institute for a panel discussion on  William Reddy’s new book, The Making of Romantic Love: Longing and Sexuality in Europe, South Asia, and Japan, 900 – 1200 CE. Panelists include Martin Aurell (Professor of the History of the Middle Ages, Center for Advanced Studies of Medieval Civilization, University of Poitiers), Terry Kawashima (Associate Professor of Modern Languages and Asian Studies,  Director of Asian Studies , College of Liberal Arts, University of Massachusetts Boston), and Laurie Patton (Dean of Trinity College of Arts & Sciences, Professor of Religion, Duke University). Professor Reddy will also participate.
William Reddy is the William T. Laprade Professor of History and Professor of Cultural Anthropology at Duke University. His previous books include: The Navigation of Feeling: A Framework for the History of EmotionsThe Invisible Code: Honor and Sentiment in Postrevolutionary France, 1815-1848Money and Liberty in Modern Europe: A Critique of Historical Understanding, and The Rise of Market Culture: The Textile Trade and French Society, 1750-1900.
This discussion is part of the Duke Libraries’ and Franklin Humanities Institute’s Faculty Bookwatch series. Faculty Bookwatch celebrates notable recent books by Duke faculty in the humanities and interpretive social sciences.  For more information about the series and to see a list of previous Bookwatch programs, click here.
DATE: March 20, 2013
LOCATION: FHI Garage (C105, Bay 4, Smith Warehouse), Duke
TIME: 4:00-6:00pm

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