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A new article by Professor Philip D. Rasico has just appeared:
May 5, 2015—A new article by Professor Philip D. Rasico has just appeared: “El català nord-occidental medieval reflectit en tres documents dels segles XIII-XIV procedents de l’Arxiu Capitular de la Seu d’Urgell.” Urgellia XVIII (2011-2014) , pp. 425-438.
Professor Philip D. Rasico has just published a new article:
April 27, 2015—"Cries of Abuse and Injustice in Early Catalan: Notes on the Language of the 'Rancures,' 'Clams' and 'Querimònies' (11th and 12th Centuries)", in Flocel Sabaté & Luós Adão da Fonseca (eds.), Catalonia and Portugal. The Iberian Peninsula from the Periphery (Bern, Peter Lang, 2015), pp. 131-164.
Professor Fitz delivered a Distinguished Faculty Lecture
March 13, 2015—Professor Fitz delivered a Distinguished Faculty Lecture at Temple University on February 19, 2015. The title of his talk was "New Frontiers: Brazil and the Inter-American Project." In addition, he served as a guest instructor for the Temple University course "Hispanic Women in Literature", specifically highlighting his new book on MACHADO DE ASSIS AND FEMALE CHARACTERIZATION: THE NOVELS, as well as his two earlier books on Clarice Lispector.
Professor Earl Fitz was a Hoover Institution Visiting Fellow
February 9, 2015—Professor Earl Fitz was a Hoover Institution Visiting Fellow at Stanford University. During his time in residence, he conducted research on Latin American and Inter-American Studies for a new book.
Karin Davidovich, Vanderbilt PhD, just published
January 19, 2015—Karin Davidovich, Vanderbilt PhD, just published an article in the journal Catedral Tomada. You can see the article at the following link: http://catedraltomada.pitt.edu/ojs/index.php/catedraltomada
Don Quixote Symposium
January 9, 2015—Speakers Hilaire Kallendorf, John Ardila, and Chad Gasta with Mona Frederick and Edward Friedman. Co-directors of Crossing the Line Again: Clara Mengolini and Edward Friedman.
Professor Earl Fitz recently gave two invited lectures.
November 19, 2014—Professor Earl Fitz recently gave two invited lectures. At Indiana University, he spoke on "Breaking New Ground: Inter-American Literature and the Roles of Language and Literature Departments in its Development." At the University of Iowa, he delivered a lecture entitled "From the Cornfields of Iowa to the Beach at Ipanema: How a Budding Comparatist Came to Know 'A Garota de Ipanema' and Her Literary Friends" for a special symposium on "Construing Brazil in the United States." Professor Fitz was also a panelist at the biennial conference of the American Portuguese Studies Association on the topic "Da Divisao a Unidade: Vozes Amerindias no Projeto Interamericanista."
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