Lecture: Sea Monsters on Medieval and Renaissance Maps

January 23, 2018
2204 Dorrington Street | Houston, TX 77030
Contact: Matthew Doyen
Phone: (713) 666-1910
Times: 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Admission: $5
Area of Town: Medical Center/NRG Park

Chet Van Duzer is an NEH-Mellon Fellow at the Library of Congress and a board member of the Lazarus Project at the University of Rochester. He has published extensively on medieval and Renaissance maps in journals such as Imago Mundi, Terrae Incognitae, Word & Image, and Viator. His recent books include The World for a King: Pierre Desceliers’ Map of 1550 (2015) and Apocalyptic Cartography: Thematic Maps and the End of the World in a Fifteenth-Century Manuscript (2016).Light refreshments will be served.

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