Early Modern Spanish Theater: Text and Performance Symposium
April 2-4, 2012
Sponsored by the Robert Penn Warren Center for the Humanities. The schedule follows.
(Note: Video of these events can be accessed here.)
Monday, April 2
7:00 p.m. AN EVENING OF CERVANTES’S THEATER
114 Furman Hall
“The Cave of Salamanca: A Dramatic Interlude”
Translated by Steven Wenz
Presented by the Spanish literature students of Professor Paz Pintané
Crossing the Line: A Quixotic Adventure (selected scenes)
Refurbished by Edward Friedman
Performed as readers’ theater and presented under the auspices of the Master of Liberal
Arts and Science (MLAS) Program and the Department of Spanish and Portuguese
Reception to follow, sponsored by the MLAS Program
Tuesday, April 3
Bishop Joseph Johnson Black Cultural Center
1:00 p.m. Mar Zubieta, Compañía Nacional de Teatro Clásico (Madrid)
"Texto y representación de los clásicos del Siglo de Oro: Lope de Vega y Cervantes"
"Del teatro barroco a la escenografía de concepto"
4:00 p.m. Reception
Wednesday, April 4
114 Furman Hall
1:00 p.m. Valerie Hegstrom, Brigham Young University
"Tragedy or Comedy?: The Results of Rash Young Love in Lope de Vega's El caballero de
Olmedo and Los Castelvines y Monteses "
2:00 p.m. Vincent Martin, San Diego State University
"Stages of Illusion: The Social Imaginary in the Interludes of Cervantes and Calderón"
3:00 p.m. Ana Caro, Valor, agravio y mujer
Directed by Rosie Seagraves and presented by graduate students in the Department of
Spanish and Portuguese
3:30 p.m. Reception
We gratefully acknowledge a Research Scholar grant from Vanderbilt University and the generous support of the Max Kade Center for European and German Studies at Vanderbilt and the Spanish Ministry of Culture.