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The Program in Medieval and Early Modern Studies (MEMS) at UNC-Chapel Hill presents the annual Crossroads Lecture: Jerrilyn Dodds, Distinguished Professor of Art History and Theory at the School of Architecture of the City College of the City University of New York will deliver the lecture "Hunting in the Borderlands: Castilians and Nasrids Forge Cultural Identities in the Paintings of the Alhambra." Date: Thursday, September 18 at 6pm Location: Auditorium of the UNC-CH School of Social Work, Tate-Turner-Kuralt Building, 325 Pittsboro Street. All are welcome. Reception to follow. About the Speaker: Jerrilynn Dodds is Distinguished Professor of Art History and Theory at the School of Architecture of the City College of the City University of New York, and lecturer and consultant at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Her work has centered on issues of artistic interchange, and how groups form their identities through art and architecture. She is known in addition as an author, curator and documentary filmmaker. Professor Dodds is the author of *Architecture and Ideology of Early Medieval Spain* (London and University Park, 1991); *Al Andalus: The Arts of Islamic Spain* (The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1992); *The Arts of Medieval Spain* (with Little and Williams, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1993); New York Masjid. The Mosques of New York (2002) and numerous other publications, including a book concerning the reconstruction of the historical center of Mostar in Bosnia. Professor Dodds has also curated and co-curated numerous exhibitions on the subject of cultural interchange as seen through art and architecture (Al Andalus, The Metropolitan Museum, 1992; Convivencia , The Jewish Museum, 1992; The Mosques of New York, Storefront for Art and Architecture, 1996; and Crowning Glory, Images of the Virgin in the Arts of Portugal, The Newark Museum, 1997). As a prize-winning filmmaker, Professor Dodds writes and directs films in conjunction with museum exhibitions (Journey to St. James; An Imaginary East; NY Masjid) and for public television audiences (Hearts and Stones: The Bridge at Mostar). Among the other institutions at which Professor Dodds has taught are Harvard University, MIT and Columbia University. She is currently completing a book co-authored with Maria Menocal entitled *Out of Arabic: The Formation of Castilian Culture*, and working on another: *Romanesque and the Myth of the West*.