Monday, November 24th, Prof. Martha Lilia Tenorio presents “Una versión original de la Poética de Boileau: la traducción del Padre Alegre.”

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Dear Colleagues,
On behalf of our faculty sponsors, Professors Robert Kendrick and Niall Atkinson, we would like to invite you to attend our next Western Mediterranean Culture Workshop meeting co-sponsored with the Katz Center for Mexican Studies. On Monday, November 24, Martha Lilia Tenorio, Professor at the Colegio de México and Visiting Professor at The University of Chicago, presents “Una versión original de la Poética de Boileau: la traducción del Padre Alegre.” Miguel Martínez, Assistant Professor of Spanish at The University of Chicago will be our respondent. The meeting will be held in Rosenwald 405 at 12:00 PM. Please, find the link to the paper below. Notice that the text as well as the meeting are in Spanish. We hope to see you there.

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Best regards,

Medardo Rosario and José Estrada
Graduate Student Coordinators
Western Mediterranean Culture Workshop
University of Chicago
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Protected: Paola Encarnación presents: “La configuración del peregrino en la primera Soledad de Góngora (Dedicatoria-Discurso de las navegaciones)”

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Monday Nov. 10 at Rosenwald 405: Medardo Rosario and José Estrada present: “Exemplary Paths: Spatial Reflections on Two Secondary Itineraries in Cervantes’ La ilustre fregona”

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Dear Colleagues,

On behalf of our faculty sponsors, Professors Robert Kendrick and Niall Atkinson, we would like to invite you to attend our next Western Mediterranean Culture Workshop meeting. On Monday, November 10th, Medardo Rosario and José Estrada, PhD students in Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Studies, will present: “Exemplary Paths: Spatial Reflections on Two Secondary Itineraries in Cervantes’ ‘La ilustre fregona.'” James Nemiroff, PhD Candidate from the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, will be the respondent for this presentation. The meeting will be held in Rosenwald 405 from 12:00 to 1:20 PM. We hope to see you there.

Best regards,

José Estrada and Medardo Rosario
Graduate Student Coordinators
Western Mediterranean Culture Workshop
University of Chicago

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Fall Quarter Schedule

Dear Colleagues,

 

On behalf of our faculty sponsors, Professors Robert Kendrick and Niall Atkinson, we would like to announce our schedule for the remainder of the Fall Quarter. We hope to see you there!

Monday October 27, 2014 at 12:00 PM in Classics 110— Ana M. Rodríguez-Rodríguez, Associate Professor and Study Abroad Advisor at The University of Iowa, presents “Writing Captivity in the Mediterranean: Perspectives on Early Modern Spain”

 

Monday November 10, 2014 at 12:00 PM in Rosenwald 405— José Estrada and Medardo Rosario, PhD students in the Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Studies, present “Exemplary Paths: Spatial Reflections on Two Secondary Itineraries in Cervantes’ La ilustre fregona

Respondent: James Nemiroff, PhD Candidate, Department of Romance Languages and Literatures

 

Wednesday November 19, 2014 at 10:30 AM in Wieboldt 207— Paola Encarnación, visiting graduate student from the Colegio de México, presents Configuración del peregrino literario en la Primera Soledad de Góngora

Respondent: Medardo G. Rosario, PhD student, Department of Romance Languages and Literatures

 

Monday November 24, 2014 at 12:00 PM in Rosenwald 405— Martha Lilia Tenorio, Professor at the Colegio de México and Visiting Professor at The University of Chicago, presents “Una versión original de la Poética de Boileau: la traducción del Padre Alegre”

Respondent: Miguel Martínez, Assistant Professor of Spanish at The University of Chicago.

 

José Estrada and Medardo Rosario

Graduate Student Coordinators

Western Mediterranean Culture Workshop

University of Chicago

 

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Fall Quarter

Monday October 13, 2014 at 12:00 in Rosenwald 405— Chris Zappella, PhD student in Medieval and Early Modern Art, presents “Sembran della Sepultura: Dissension and Contention in the Crucible of the Early Accademia del Disegno” (note: not pre-circulated)

Respondent: Madison Dickinson, PhD student in Italian.

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Friday June 6th at 12:00 in Wieboldt 207–Ana Sanchez-Rojo presents “Madrid, 1787: music for the theater and public opinion.

Friday June 6th at 12:00 in Wieboldt 207–Ana Sanchez-Rojo, Ph D. candidate in Music History, presents “Madrid, 1787: music for the theater and public opinion.

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In this dissertation I will argue that performance and criticism of theater music in Madrid  formed a vital part of the boom in what Jürgen Habermas has defined as the “sphere” of public opinion in the last two decades of the eighteenth century.

 

 

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Protected: Mohammad Ballan presents “Re-Imagining ‘al-Ghālib bi-llāh’ in Late 14th-Century Granada: Muḥammad ibn al-Aḥmar (d.1273) and the Construction of Naṣrid Dynastic Legitimacy in Ibn al-Khatib’s al-Iḥāṭah fī Akhbār Gharnāṭah and al-Lamḥah al-Badrīyyah fī al-Dawlah al-Naṣrīyyah.”

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POSTPONED

Friday June 6th in Wieboldt 207–Ana Sanchez-Rojo, Ph D. candidate in Music History, presents TBA.  Details pending.

 

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Protected: Sarah E. Christopher Faggioli, Ph D. candidate in Romance Languages, presents entitled “Rinaldo Corso’s 1543 Commentary on Vittoria Colonna’s poetry: a Spiritual Canzoniere”

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Protected: Katrina Powers presents her dissertation proposal, “‘El no querer no es culpa’: Biblical and Ovidian Images in Golden Age Spanish Tales of Unrequited Love”

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