Michele Lamprakos, 2019–2020

Project Title:

Memento Mauri: The Afterlife of the Great Mosque of Cordoba

University of Maryland, College Park

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Fellowship Work Summary

Michele Lamprakos (National Endowment for the Humanities Fellow; Rockefeller Foundation Fellow) advanced her book Memento Mauri: The Afterlife of the Great Mosque of Cordoba. She conducted extensive research, and wrote five chapters on the Christian appropriation and transformation of the mosque in the medieval and early modern periods. She also developed a journal article and conference paper based on those chapters. Lamprakos is associate professor at the School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation at the University of Maryland, College Park.