Past Cervantes Symposia

Past Symposia

Friday, April 27, 2012
Cervantes Symposium
2012 Cervantes Symposium

Meeting annually from 2001 to 2010, the Cervantes Symposium has provided leading scholars from throughout the United States a forum to share and discuss emerging research in the field. Beginning in 2012, the Symposium will meet at the Newberry Library every other year.

Friday, April 30, 2010
Cervantes Symposium
2010 Cervantes Symposium

Why Bad Things Happen to Good Shepherds: Providence and the Pastoral
David Boruchoff, McGill University

Friday, April 24, 2009
Cervantes Symposium
2009 Cervantes Symposium

“La música ha sido hereje”: Pastoral Performances and Cultural Hybridity in Los baños de Argel
Javier Irogoyen-García, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Saturday, April 26, 2008
Cervantes Symposium
2008 Cervantes Symposium

Viewing St. Bartholomew: Michelangelo, Guzmán de Alfarache II.2.2, and Don Quijote I.4
Frederick de Armas, University of Chicago

Saturday, April 28, 2007
Cervantes Symposium
2007 Cervantes Symposium

Of Promontories, Protrusions, and Other Protractions: Cervantes’ Serendipitous Encounters in the Viaje del Parnaso
Horacio Chiong Rivero, Swarthmore College

Saturday, April 22, 2006
Cervantes Symposium
2006 Cervantes Symposium

Making Real What History Forgot: Don Quixote, Part 2
Nina Davis, Washington University in St. Louis

Dissing the Duchess: Don Quixote and the Crisis of the Aristocracy
Anne Cruz, University of Miami

Saturday, April 23, 2005
Cervantes Symposium
2005 Cervantes Symposium

El Quixote: un arte de sentir y gustar
Dominique de Courcelles, Collège Internationale de Philosophie, Paris

The Presence of Leone Ebreo’s Philosophy of Love in Cervantes
Armando Maggi, University of Chicago

Saturday, April 24, 2004
Cervantes Symposium
2004 Cervantes Symposium

Cervantes’ Errant Legacy
Nina Cox Davis, Washington University in St. Louis

And the Band Played On: Queering Marriage in El entremés del juez de los divoricios
Maria Mercedes Carrión, Emory University

Friday, April 25, 2003 to Saturday, April 26, 2003
Cervantes Symposium
2003 Cervantes Symposium

The Primacy of Toledo: Cardinal Bernardo de Sandoval y Rojas and the Chapel of Our Lady of the Sagrario
Steven N. Orso, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Saturday, April 27, 2002
Cervantes Symposium
2002 Cervantes Symposium
Saturday, April 28, 2001
Cervantes Symposium
2001 Cervantes Symposium

La canalla trovadora: poética y polìtica en El viaje del Parnaso
Julio Vélez-Sainz, University of Chicago
(now at Complutense University of Madrid)