Past Conferences

Fifth Annual Conference: “En Route: Journeys of the Body and the Soul in Iberian and Latin American Literatures” (October 12-13, 2012). Keynote speakers: Marina Brownlee, Robert Schirmer Professor of Spanish and Portuguese Languages and Cultures and Comparative Literature at Princeton University, and Sylvia Molloy, Professor of Spanish and Portuguese, Comparative Literature, and Creative Writing, Albert Schweitzer Chair in the Humanities at New York University. The title of Professor Brownlee keynote address was “Experimental Architecture: Cervantine Curiosity and the English Stage.” The title of Professor Molloy keynote address was “Towards a Poetics of Displacement: Latin American Literature and the Voyage Home.” Click here for the 2012 Call For Papers. Click here for the 2012 conference program. Click here to see the abstracts of papers presented.

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Fourth Annual Conference: “Political Dreams and Nightmares” (April 15-16, 2011). Keynote speaker Professor Arcadio Díaz-Quiñones, Emory L. Ford Professor of Spanish and Professor of Spanish and Portuguese Languages and Cultures at Princeton University. The title of his keynote address was: “La isla desierta: 1938-1958.” Click here for the 2011 Call For Papers. Click here for the 2011 conference program. Click here to see the abstracts of papers presented.

 

Third Annual Conference: “Reflections in the Margins: Representations of the Marginalized in Iberian and Latin American Literatures” (October 15-16, 2009). Keynote speaker Professor E. Michael Gerli, Commonwealth Professor of Spanish at the University of Virginia: “From the Margins to the Edge: Reflections on Celestina and the Place without a Telos.”  Click here for the 2009 conference program.  Click here to see the abstracts of papers presented.

Second Annual Conference: “Myth and Mythmaking in Iberian and Luso-Hispanic Literatures” (October 31-November 1, 2008). Keynote speaker Rolena Adorno, Reuben Post Halleck Professor of Spanish and Chair of the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at Yale University: “Hearsay and History in Myth-Making about Colonial Latin America.”  Click here to see the conference program.

First Annual Conference: “(De/Re) Constructed Identities in Iberian and Luso-Hispanic Literatures” (October 5-6, 2007). Keynote speaker Roberto González Echevarría, Sterling Professor of Hispanic and Comparative Literatures at Yale University: “Fiesta Time in Old Havana: Three Pictures of a Nineteenth-Centry Afro-Cuban Ritual.” Click here to see the conference program.   Click here for the 2007 Conference Poster.

“Repercusiones e impactos quijotescos: La publicación del Quijote I” (April 22, 2005).   Keynote speaker Professor Christopher B. Weimer of Oklahoma State University.  Click hereto visit the conference website.