"In this and other tales from the period, the color of the sultan’s skin has a deeper meaning: His black skin is a metaphor for his non-Christian soul, according to Cord Whitaker, associate professor of English at Wellesley College, a [M]ember of the Institute for Advanced Study, and one of the founding members of the Princeton collaboration."
Akbari, Professor in the School of Historical Studies, with
Chris Piuma, hosts The Spouter-Inn, a MegaphonicFM podcast that
explores major works of literature from antiquity to modern times.
Akbari and Piuma—avid readers with a...
Suzanne Akbari, Professor in the
School of Historical Studies, convened a workshop on November 19,
2019, of researchers from the University of Toronto, Princeton
University, and other institutions—as well as Nicola Di Cosmo, Luce Foundation...
Suzanne Conklin Akbari, widely recognized for her intellectual
range and interdisciplinary accomplishments in the field of
Medieval Studies, will join the Faculty of the School of Historical
Studies at the Institute for Advanced Study, effective...