La Senda Dificil:
Quest and Meaning in Cervantes' Poetics at the Quadricentenary
September 30-October 1, 2016
Thompson Library, Room 202 (map)
The Ohio State University
Finally, the symposium also features the next speaker in our 2016-2017 lecture series, María Antonia Garcés (Cornell University).
This event is free and open to the public.
Schedule of Events
• 9:00 a.m
Coffee and Pastries
• 9:20 a.m.
Introductory Remarks by Graeme M. Boone, Director, CMRS; Elizabeth Davis, Department of Spanish and Portuguese; Federico Palomera-Guëz, General Consul of Spain.
• 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Session 1: Animal Presences in Don Quijote de la Mancha
"Embodying Animals: Cervantes and Animal Cognition" (Abstract)
Steven Wagschal, Indiana University Bloomington ( Bio)
- Introduction by Rebecca Haidt, Department of Spanish and Portuguese
"Aristocratic Equestrian Culture(s) and Don Quijote's Journey from Castile to Aragon" (Abstract)
Javier Irigoyen-García, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Bio)
- Introduction by Lúcia Helena Costigan, Department of Spanish and Portuguese
Session Chair: Graeme M. Boone, Director, CMRS
Session Respondent: Glenda Yael Nieto Cuebas, Ohio Wesleyan University
• 11:30 a.m.
Visit to the Cervantes Exhibit
Presented by Eric Johnson,
Curator of Rare Books and Manuscripts
Rare Books and Manuscripts Reading Room
Thompson Library Room 105
Lunch for symposium speakers and graduate students
Room 204 (advance sign-up required)
'Music of Court and Countryside in the Time of Cervantes': A Concert of Vihuela and Guitar Music (Abstract)
Sean Ferguson (Bio)
• 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Session 2: The Poetic Imaginary in Cervantes' Later Years
"Cervantes' Hermetic Architectures: The Danger Outside, from the Novelas ejemplares to the Persiles" (Abstract)
Frederick A. de Armas, University of Chicago (Bio)
- Introduction by Lisa Voigt, Department of Spanish and Portuguese
"Poetry 'Bodied Forth' in Time: The Final Ironies of Cervantes' Viaje del Parnaso" (Abstract)
Isabel Torres, Queen's University, Belfast (Bio)
- Introduction by Elizabeth Davis, Department of Spanish and Portuguese
Session Respondent: Susan Paun de García, Denison University
• 3:30 p.m
• 4:00 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.
Session 3: CMRS Lecture, Cervantes and the Mediterranean World
"At Sea in the Mediterranean: Cervantes's Encounters with Islam" (Abstract)
María Antonia Garcés, Cornell University (Bio)
Session Chair and Introduction: Pedro Schacht Pereira, Department of Spanish and Portuguese
Session Respondent: Francesco Lopez-Martín, Denison University
• 5:15 p.m
• 8:30 a.m
Coffee and Pastries
• 9:00 -11:00 a.m
Round Table Discussion
The Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies
The Department of Spanish and Portuguese
and other Departments and Programs
History of Art
The Cervantes Symposium is part of the official program for the
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