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Monday, Oct. 15, 8:00 p.m., Brattain Auditorium (Science 100)
Visiting Scholar Teofilo Ruiz will speak about "The Other 1492"
Teofilo Ruiz, winner of the 2011 National Humanities Medal, has been a member of the history department at the University of California, Los Angeles since 1998. Prof. Ruiz is a scholar of the social and popular culture of late medieval and early modern Spain; among his most recent books are The Terror of History: On the Uncertainties of Life in Western Civilization and A King Travels: Festive Traditions in Late Medieval and Early Modern Spain. He is also a distinguished teacher and in 1994 was recognized by the Carnegie Foundation as one of four U.S. Professors of the Year.