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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.)

Spanish Theater

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"

2:30 p.m                                    José Luis Raymond, Real Escuela Superior de Arte Dramático (Madrid)

                                                     "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
 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 (closing scene)
                                                     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.