Announcements and News

CSA Annual Business Meeting
Renaissance Society of America
April 1, 2017

The CSA held its annual business meeting at the Renaissance Society of America's conference in Chicago on April 1. The membership approved revisions to the CSA constitution and William Childers was awarded the 2015 Luis Murillo Award for his article "Quixote Gumbo," published in Cervantes (Volume 35, Issue 1, Spring 2015). The keynote speaker was Bruce Burningham, who spoke on "The Golden Age of Cervantes."

2018 North American Cervantes Symposium
September 27-29, 2018
University of Calgary

Building on the successful national Cervantes Symposium in 2014, the CSA is pleased to announce a North American Cervantes Symposium, to be held at the University of Calgary September 27-29, 2018. As the dates of the symposium are still more than a year away, further information will be forthcoming. Rachel Schmidt, our colleague in Calgary, is heading the organization of the symposium. She will circulate a CFP in advance, sometime in 2018. Please note that the regional symposia sponsored by CSA will not meet in 2018.

Call for Papers: Cervantes and the Wild West: Vices and Virtues
Submission Deadline: 15 July 2017

This two-day international symposium, sponsored in part by the Cervantes Society of America, will be held at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, November 3-4, 2017. Papers that examine vice, virtue, and analogous matters in the works of Cervantes are welcome. Please send a 250-word abstract to Susan Byrne ( by July 15, 2017. Click here for the complete call for papers.

17th Annual Chicago Cervantes Symposium
Held at Instituto Cervantes, 21 April 2017

This year's annual Chicago Cervantes Symposium will be held at the Instituto Cervantes, and is made possible by the support of the Instituto Cervantes, De Paul University, the CSA, and the Newberry Center for Renaissance Studies. The event is free and open to the public, but registration in advance is requested. To register, please contact Glen Carman, De Paul University, at Click here for the symposium program.

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