Cervantes Society of America
it hardly seems that summer has begun, it is in truth ending, and we return
to shoulder our academic duties once again. Let us hope that we will do so
with the enthusiasm and love of learning that inspired us to choose (albeit
quixotically) the teaching and research life in the first
Mancing (Purdue University) has been elected Vice-President of the Society,
and Bruce Burningham (Illinois State University), Rogelio Miñana
(Macalester College), Carolyn Nadeau (Illinois Wesleyan University), and
Barbara Simerka (Queen's College-CUNY) have been elected as at-large delegates.
Steven Hutchinson (University of Wisconsin-Madison) joins them as the runner-up
in the Vice-Presidential election. The Society thanks them, as well as those
who accepted nominations to stand for election, for their willingness to
share in the leadership and governance of the Cervantes Society of
CSA at the MLA
annual Business Meeting at the MLA will take place on Friday, December 29,
2006, 12:00-1:15, in Commonwealth Hall B of the Loews Hotel, Philadelphia.
Frederick A. De Armas (University of Chicago), Vice President of the CSA
and the in-coming President, will preside. The keynote address, entitled
On the Rhetoric within and without Don Quijote, will be delivered
by the out-going President James A. Parr (University of
Cervantes on the Conference Circuit
Finello presented La novela pastoril después de las
Dianas: temática y teoría in the Serie semenarios
of the Departamento de Filología Española, Universidad
Autónoma de Barcelona, March 17, 2006, and Las dos Arcadias
del Quijote at the Cervantes y la novela moderna
program held at Universidad de Oviedo. The latter was subsequently
published in Cervantes y su mundo II (Editorial Reichenberger, 2005;
Publications by CSA Members
Finello co-edited A Celebration of Brookly Hispanism: Hispanic Literature
from Don Quijote to Today with William Sherzer and Malva Filer
(Juan de la Cuesta). He has also published The Galatea
in Bloom's Modern Critical Views (Chelsea House Publishers, 2005;
171-189) and El Quijote entre los románticos y los
neoclásicos in Insula 700-701 (April-May 2005): 21-23.
Los rasgos definidores de la novela pastoril tardía in
Homenaje a Alberto Porqueras-Mayo (Universidad de Lérida) and
The Evolution of the Spanish Pastoral Novel in Early Modern Spain (The
Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, Arizona State University,
Tempe) are forthcoming.
Yamada is the author of Strauss and Don Quixote: Richard III's
Revolt in Cervantes y su mundo II (Editorial Reichenberger,
2005; 437-456) and Ben Jonson: A Neoclassical Response to Cervantes
in Cervantes in the English-Speaking World (Editorial Reichenberger,
Other Publications on Cervantes
Fundación Instituto Castellano y Leonés de la Lengua has published
El mecenazgo literario en la casa ducal de Béjar durante la época
de Cervantes, edited by J. Ignacio Díez.
Selig (who informs us that he has celebrated his 80th birthday)
informs us that The Book of Lost Books by Stuart Kelly (NY 2006) contains
a chapter on Cervantes, as does Frederick Brown's Flaubert (NY 2006).
Wolfgang Meiner is the author of Tilting at Windmills: History
and Meaning of a Proverbial Allusion to Cervantes' Don Quixote (Burlington,
VT, 2006). An earlier version of the study was published in,
Proverbium 23 (2006): 343-418.
Selig also points out that the actress Joan Diener, who was the original
Dulcinea in Man of La Mancha, died at the age of 76 on May 13.
Her obituary appeared in the New York Times on May 16.
once again time to request that dues for the year 2007 be paid. No changes
in the amount have been made. Members should be aware that those whose dues
have not been paid through 2004 will be dropped from the subscription list
after the publication of Cervantes XXV, 2. Those whose dues have not
been paid through 2005 will be dropped as of January 1, 2007. Members paying
back dues should make every effort to pay up through 2007. European subscribers
may pay dues in euros. Please check your address label for your last paid
year (those facing purging have the date highlighted on the label). It is
the member's responsibility to inform the Society about changes of address.
If the dues information on your label does not agree with your records, please
let me know.
(if not correct on label)
for years _______________________________________________
Student ($10) Regular ($20) Couple ($30)
should be mailed to:
Ann Sears, Secretary/Treasurer
Society of America
of Romance Languages
of North Carolina-Greensboro