April 17 | The Symposium “Renaissance Poetry and the Material Turn.”

Dear Colleagues,

On behalf of our faculty sponsors, Professors Robert Kendrick and Niall Atkinson, we want to remind you of an upcoming event.

April 17 | The Symposium “Renaissance Poetry and the Material Turn.” Participans: Miguel Martínez (University of Chicago), Ana María Gómez-Bravo (University of Washington), Albert Lloret (UMass, Amherst), and Spain” by Andrew Cashner (University of Chicago), Richard Strier (University of Chicago).

Classics 110, University of Chicago, 1050 E 59th St. 9am – 4:45pm

Co-sponsored by the Franke Institute for the Humanities, the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, the Program of Catalan Studies, the Western Mediterranean Culture Workshop, the Poetry and Poetics Workshop, and the Early Modern Workshop.

***Please note unusual date, time, and location***

Sarah Atkinson and Anatole Upart

Graduate Student Coordinators

Western Mediterranean Culture Workshop

The University of Chicago

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Spring Quarter Schedule (2015)

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April 13 | Cosette Bruhns
Ph.D. Student, Italian Studies, Romance Languages and Literatures, University of Chicago
“Love’s Failed Vision in Boccaccio’s Amorosa Visione.” 10:00 AM in Rosenwald 405

***Please note unusual time***

 

April 17 | The Symposium “Renaissance Poetry and the Material Turn.” Participans: Miguel Martínez (University of Chicago), Ana María Gómez-Bravo (University of Washington), Albert Lloret (UMass, Amherst), and Spain” by Andrew Cashner (University of Chicago), Richard Strier (University of Chicago).

Classics 110, University of Chicago, 1050 E 59th St. 9am – 4:45pm

Co-sponsored by the Franke Institute for the Humanities, the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, the Program of Catalan Studies, the Western Mediterranean Culture Workshop, the Poetry and Poetics Workshop, and the Early Modern Workshop. symposium poster

***Please note unusual date, time, and location***

 

April 27 | Mayte Green-Mercado
Assistant Professor of Mediterranean Studies in the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, University of Michigan
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May 4 | Katrina Powers
Ph.D. Student, Art History, Romance Languages and Literatures, University of Chicago
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May 18 | Basile Baudez
Histoire de l’art et Archéologie Department, Université Paris-Sorbonne (Paris IV)
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May 18 | Ingrid Greenfield
Ph.D. Candidate, Art History, University of Chicago
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Co-sponsored with the Western Mediterranean Culture Workshop

All events happen on Mondays at 12:00 PM in Rosenwald 405, unless otherwise noted.

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15th Annual Chicago Cervantes Symposium, with the keynote address by Frederick de Armas, University of Chicago

Dear Colleagues,

 

We are pleased to announce the 15th Annual Chicago Cervantes Symposium.

 

Friday, April 10, 2015

8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

 

Instituto Cervantes of Chicago

31 W. Ohio Street

Chicago, Illinois

 

This year the Chicago Cervantes Symposium is hosted by the Instituto Cervantes of Chicago and sponsored by The Cervantes Society of America, The Newberry Center for Renaissance Studies, and DePaul University. The symposium program is attached.

 

Keynote address: “Don Quixote as Alexander the Great: Captured and Foreshadowed” by Frederick de Armas, University of Chicago

 

This event is free and open to the public, but registration in advance is requested. To register, please contact Glen Carman, DePaul University (gcarman@depaul.edu).2015 Chicago Cervantes Symposium Program

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Monday, April 13, 2015 at 10:00 AM in Rosenwald 405— Cosette Bruhns presents “Love’s Failed Vision in Boccaccio’s Amorosa Visione.”

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Dear Colleagues,

On behalf of our faculty sponsors, Professors Robert Kendrick and Niall Atkinson, we want to remind you of an upcoming event.

Monday, April 13, 2015 at 10:00 AM in Rosenwald 405 Cosette Bruhns, PhD Student in the Italian Studies, presents “Love’s Failed Vision in Boccaccio’s Amorosa Visione.” Elizabeth Tavella, PhD Student in the Romance Languages and Literatures Department will be our respondent. The paper will not be pre-circulated.

We hope to see you there!

Best regards,

Sarah Atkinson and Anatole Upart

Graduate Student Coordinators

Western Mediterranean Culture Workshop

The University of Chicago

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Protected: James Nemiroff presents: “El Greco and the Lead Books of Sacramonte: Genealogical and Iconographic Judaizing in the Otomano famoso of Lope de Vega”

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Winter Quarter Schedule

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Dear Colleagues,

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

Wednesday February 18, 2015 at 12:00 PM in Wieboldt 207— Areli Marina, Associate Professor of Art History and Medieval Studies at The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, presents “The Italian Baptistery 1000-1600: Towards a Diachronic History of a “Medieval” Monument.”

Respondent: Niall Atkinson, Neubauer Family Assistant Professor of Art History and the College

Wednesday February 25, 2015 at 10:30 AM in Wieboldt 207— James Nemiroff, PhD Candidate in the Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Studies, presents “Toledo and the Lead Books of Sacramonte: Performing Judaism in Lope de Vega’s Auto de Fe Comedias.”

Respondent: David Reher, PhD Student, Department of Romance Languages and Literatures

Monday March 2, 2015 at 12:00 PM in Rosenwald 405- Ada Palmer, Assistant Professor of History and the College at The University of Chicago, presents “Pythagoras in the Renaissance Imagination.”

Best regards,

 

José Estrada and Medardo Rosario

Graduate Student Coordinators

Western Mediterranean Culture Workshop

University of Chicago

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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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