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History lecture series wraps up at New Mexico State University

"Borders, Boundaries and Frontiers," a fall lecture series sponsored by New Mexico State University's Department of History, will wrap up with the final lecture at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 13, in Milton Hall Room 171.

th Horodowich will present "The Unbound Imagination: Exploring the New World from an Armchair in Early Modern Italy." Horodowich, an assistant professor of history at NMSU, specializes in early modern Europe, Renaissance Venice, travel ethnography and gender history. Her article "Civic Identity and the Control of Blasphemy in Sixteenth-Century Venice" will appear in the historical journal "Past & Present" in 2004.

Norman Naimark will present "Ethnic Cleansing in the Shifting Borderlands of Twentieth-Century Europe." Naimark is the history department chair at Stanford University and teaches Eastern European studies. He wrote the critically acclaimed book "The Russians in Germany: The History of the Soviet Zone of Occupation, 1945-1949" and recently published "Fires of Hatred: Ethnic Cleansing in Twentieth-Century Europe."

The lecture series is supported by grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Southwest and Border Cultures Institute. The lecture is free and open to the public.

For more information, call the history department at New Mexico State at (505) 646-4601.