Ghetto: The History of a Word (1/15/2020)
Posted: 1/13/2020 (Local Events)
Few words are as ideologically charged as “ghetto.” Its early uses centered on two cities: Venice, the site of the first ghetto in Europe, established in 1516; and Rome, where the ghetto endured until 1870, decades after it had been dismantled elsewhere. Dr. Daniel Schwartz (George Washington University) will give a talk on the history of the word “ghetto” from 16th-century Venice until today.
6:30-8:00pm – Student Union Building (HUB 145)
Time: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Student Union Building (HUB 145)