College of Liberal Arts

Institute for Historical Studies Workshop Presents Dr. Laura Smoller

Monday Apr 5, 2010 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM | Garrison Hall (GAR), Room 4.100

Institute for Historical Studies presents a talk titled "The Saint and the Chopped-Up Baby: The Cult of Vincent Ferrer and the Religious Life of the Later Middle Ages" by Dr. Laura Smoller, professor of history at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.

Smoller is the author of "History, Prophecy, and the Stars: The Christian Astrology of Pierre d'Ailly, 1350-1420." She serves on the editorial board of History Compass and has received fellowships from the Naitonal Endowment for the Humanities and the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation.

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