Carlos Eire (Yale)

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Carlos Eire (Yale)

Carlos Eire (Yale), will deliver the James & David Orr Memorial Lecture on Culture and Religion at Dartmouth. Title: TBA. Free and open to all. Reception follows.

Thursday, October 19, 2017
Intended Audience(s): Public
Categories: Lectures & Seminars

Carlos Eire, T. Lawrason Riggs Professor of History & Religious Studies at Yale, specialized in the social, intellectual, religious, and cultural history of late medieval and early modern Europe, with a strong focus on both the Protestant and Catholic Reformations; the history of popular piety; and the history of death. He is the author of War Against the Idols: The Reformation of Worship From Erasmus to Calvin (1986), From Madrid to Purgatory: The Art and Craft of Dying in Sixteenth Century Spain (1995), A Very Brief History of Eternity (2010), and co-author of Jews, Christians, Muslims: An Introduction to Monotheistic Religions (1997). He has also ventured into the twentieth century and the Cuban Revolution in the memoir Waiting for Snow in Havana (2003), which won the National  Book Award in Nonfiction in the United States (2001), and has been translated into mre than a dozen languages - but is banned in Cuba. His latest memoir, Learning to Die in Miami (2010) explores the exile experience. He is now writing a survey history of the Reformation era.

For more information, contact:
Marcia Welsh
(603) 646-3738

Events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.