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Medieval African Writing Technologies: A Conversation

Mehari Worku, Catholic University; Wendy Laura Belcher, Comparative Literature and African American Studies

February 16, 2023 · 4:30 pm6:00 pm · Green Hall 0-S-6

Center for Culture, Society and Religion

Mehari Worku is a Ph.D. candidate at Catholic University of America and Wendy Laura Belcher is Professor, Department of Comparative Literature and Department for African American Studies at Princeton University. They are working together on the Princeton Ethiopian, Eritrean, and Egyptian Miracles of Mary Project, interpreting original Ethiopian miracle stories about the Virgin Mary, written from the 1300s into the 1900s.

This event is part of the Religion and the Public Conversation series. The theme for the 2022-2023 year is “Religion and Technology: From Codex to Coding.”

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