Announcements and News


CSA Graduate Student Grants
Deadline: 1 September, 2018
The Cervantes Society of America is pleased to announce that four graduate student grants of up to $500 each will be awarded annually for papers presented at the MLA, RSA, or any international, national, or regional conference on topics related to the life and works of Miguel de Cervantes. In order to apply for these grants, you must be a current graduate student and member in good standing of the Cervantes Society of America. For detailed information about the grants, eligibility, and how to apply, click here.


Call for Papers:
CSA and related sessions at MLA 2019
Chicago, Illinois
3-6 January, 2019

New Approaches to Digital Cervantes Scholarship
Cervantes Society of America
How do the digital humanities contribute to our understanding of the works of Cervantes? Topics may include distant reading, data mining, cluster analysis, interpretive visualizations, or digital Cervantes in the classroom. Please send a 150-word abstract and brief bio by 15 March 2018  to Carolyn Nadeau (cnadeau@iwu.edu).

Performing Sovereignty and Migration
LLC 16th- and 17th-Century Spanish and Iberian Drama
Papers examining how dramatized sovereign figures, their allies and adversaries, and performing immigrants and citizens respond to multiple forms of (in)voluntary migration. Please send 250-word abstract and CV by 16 March 2018 to Sherry Velasco (svelasco@usc.edu).

Models of Caregiving
LLC 16th- and 17th-Century Spanish and Iberian Drama

Papers exploring caregiving, parents and offspring, healers and patients, and alternative models staged in early modern
comedias and interludes. Please send 250-word abstract and CV by 16 March 2018 to Sherry Velasco (svelasco@usc.edu).


Call for Papers:
2019 RSA Meeting
San Juan, Puerto Rico
28-30 March, 2019
Deadline: 14 May, 2018

The CSA invites proposals for the following panels at the RSA 2019 meeting in San Juan: "The Old Man and the Sea: Oceanic Studies and Cervantes," and "Cervantes and Masculinity." For the complete Call for Papers and additional information about each session, click here. Proposals should be sent to Eduardo Olid at eolid@muhlenberg.edu by Monday, 14 May, 2018.


Proposals for 2021 Joint Conference with Asociación de Cervantistas
Deadline: 1 May, 2018

The Cervantes Society of America is accepting proposals for hosting a joint conference in 2021 with the Asociación de Cervantistas. Proposals should be submitted to Steve Hutchinson via email (shutchin@wisc.edu). The deadline has been extended to May 1, 2018. For more information about the conference and the proposal requirements, click here.

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