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Amigo-Silvestre Awarded the Sophie Washburn French Instructorship We are delighted to announce that Silvia Amigo-Silvestre, Senior Lecturer of Spanish Language, has been awarded the Sophie Washburn French Instructorship! The newly instituted annual award recognizes excellence in language instruction among lecturer faculty in the College of Arts & Sciences. The selection committee highlighted Silvia’s recent innovation to par ... read more
Upcoming Conference on Cervantes’s Life and Works II Cervantes Symposium of the North East — “Anudando este roto hilo”: A Commemoration of Cervantes’s Life and Works A Commemoration of Cervantes’s Life and Works to take place at Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, on Friday, October 14 and Saturday, October 15, 2016 Our Symposium “Anudando este roto hilo” aspires to honor th ... read more
Dubreuil’s Book “The Refusal of Politics” Published Professor of French, Francophone & Comparative Literature, Laurent Dubreuil, has a book entitled The Refusal of Politics forthcoming next month from the Edinburgh University Press. In his book, Dubreuil “proposes an extremist rethinking ... read more
Call for Papers: Transforming Bodies Conference Call for Papers Transforming Bodies Conference Cornell University, April 21-22, 2017 Presented by the Early Modern Conversions project and Cornell University In this conference, we propose to explore the centrality of bodies to concepts and practices of conversion in the early m ... read more
Pinet’s Book “The Task of the Cleric” Published Professor of Spanish Literature and Medieval Studies, Simone Pinet, has published her latest book The Task of the Cleric: Cartography, Translation, and Economics in Thirteenth-Century Iberia. To read more about the book, visit the University of Toronto Pr ... read more
Four Romance Studies Graduate Students Win Summer Grants from CIES We are delighted to announce that Jack Frost, Yen Vu, Valeria Dani, and Lia Turtas have all been awarded funding from the Cornell Institute for European Studies for summer study and research. Brief descriptions of their projects, supplied by the recipients, are given below. Congratulations to each of you for these significant achievements and best wishes for your re ... read more
Simone Pinet featured on Cornell Research website Professor of Spanish Literature Simone Pinet is featured in a new article entitled “Where Did the Language of Money Come From?” on the website of the Office of the Vice Provost for Research. Read more: https: ... read more
Festschrift honoring Alice Colby-Hall A tribute to Alice Colby-Hall, Professor of Romance Studies, Emerita, will be released this May and includes essays by colleagues, some of whom are also former students. The volume will be presented to her on May 14 at a banquet at the International Congress on Medieval Studies at the University of Western Michigan in Kalamazoo, Michigan. “The Epic Imagination in Me ... read more