Archive for November, 2012

John Walsh Prize to be awarded at 2013 MLA

Wednesday, November 28th, 2012

<i>La corónica</i>

The John Walsh Prize for best article published in La corónica, volume 40, will be announced at the MLA Convention, Boston, during a reception arranged by the Division on Medieval Hispanic Languages, Literatures, and Cultures on Saturday, 5 January, 8:45–10:00 p.m., Dalton Room, Sheraton Hotel.

Other events arranged by the Division on Medieval Hispanic Languages, Literatures, and Cultures:

17. New Currents in Medieval Hispanic Studies

Thursday, 3 January, 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., 204, Hynes

Presiding: Emily C. Francomano, Georgetown Univ.

  1. “‘No vales ni un figo’: The Consumption of Cultural Multiplicity in the Spanish Middle Ages,” Martha Mary Daas, Old Dominion Univ.
  2. “Salvation through Obfuscation: The Greek-Roman Conundrum in the Libro de buen amor,” Anthony J. Cárdenas-Rotunno, Univ. of New Mexico, Albuquerque
  3. “Wild Life: Thinking with Animals in Celestina,” Faith Harden, Univ. of Southern California
  4. “Monstruous Technology: Flying in Medieval Iberian Literature,” Michelle M. Hamilton, Univ. of Minnesota, Twin Cities

400. Iberia Unbound

Friday, 4 January, 5:15–6:30 p.m., 303, Hynes

Presiding: Jean Dangler, Tulane Univ.

  1. “The Arabic Translation of Orosius: Texts and Contexts,” Adam E. Miyashiro, Richard Stockton Coll. of New Jersey
  2. “Literary Polysystems: Kalila wa Dimna‘s Journey from the Eastern Mediterranean to the Court of Alfonso the Wise,” Jessica Zeitler, Univ. of Arizona
  3. “Constructing a Spanish Tristan Identity in Saga af Tristram ok Ísodd,” Nahir Otaño Gracia, Univ. of Massachusetts, Amherst
  4. “Transconfessional Iberia: Erasures of Dogmatic Difference in Fourteenth-Century Spain,” Gregory S. Hutcheson, Univ. of Louisville
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