February 16, 2023 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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“Reviving Old Desires: The Rubaiyat, the Victorian Underworld, and the Mass Market for the Orient”: U-M Eisenberg Institute for Historical Studies.

U-M history professor Juan Cole discusses how a popular 19th-century English translation of a medieval Persian text opened new possibilities for Orientalist role-playing.  4–6 p.m., 1014 Tisch Hall, 435 State. Free. 615–7400.