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Speaker Presents The 'Mystery, Allure' Of The Alhambra



Speaker Presents The 'Mystery, Allure' Of The Alhambra

March 23, 2011 – The “Passport to the World” series takes a trip the Iberian Peninsula with professor of humanities Dallie Clark.

Professor Clark will present “The Tales and Mystery of the Alhambra” from noon-1:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 13, at the Spring Creek Campus Living Legends Conference Center, 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway in Plano.

The Alhambra is a palace constructed by the Moors in the 14th century in the province of  Granada, which is located in Andalusia, Spain. The Alhambra is renowned for its beauty and architecture.

“The presentation will explore the mystery and allure of the Alhambra, an architectural treasure hailing back to the Middle Ages that fascinated American writer Washington Irving as well as Spanish composer Isaac Albéniz,” Professor Clark said. “The artistry of each of these men and many others was impacted when they visited this magical place in Granada, Spain.  Today, tourists can experience that same mystique as they wander the grounds of the Alhambra.

All “Passport to the World” events are free and open to the public.

Visit www.collin.edu/academics/csce/PassporttotheWorld.html for more information.

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