3rd Annual Comparative Iberian Studies Symposium, May 16th, 2014

The UC Comparative Iberian Studies Working Group announces its third annual symposium, to take place at UC Davis on Friday, May 16th, 2014. This event is open to the public. A schedule is listed below. Please contact Professor Robert Patrick Newcomb (rpnewcomb@ucdavis.edu) with questions. Updates to the schedule will be provided as needed on this site.

3rd Annual UC Comparative Iberian Studies Symposium

University of California, Davis

53A Olson Hall

Friday, May 16, 2014

 9 am: Welcome and opening remarks (Robert Patrick Newcomb, UCD)

9:10-10:10: Session #1: Iberia: Between Tradition and Modernity (moderator: Kayce Davis, UCD)

Gonzalo Navajas (UCI): “Narrar contra la Historia nacional: de Juan Benet a Ignacio Martínez de Pisón (vía Orwell y Galdós)”

Álvaro Romero (UCSC): “De quinquillero a quinqui. El fenómeno quinqui en la cultura española”

10:15-11:15: Session #2: Art, Iconography, and Aesthetics in Iberia (moderator: Diego Valdecantos Monteagudo, UCD)

Jordi Aladro Font (UCSC): “Un arte en guerra: literatura e iconografía antes y después de Trento”

Michael Iarocci (UCB): “The Aesthetics of Testimony in Goya’s Desastres de la guerra

2:00-3:00: Keynote address: John Slater (UCD), “Mapping Ubiquity: Recent Developments in the History of Iberian Science.”

3:05-4:05: Session #3: Session in Honor of the Día das Letras Galegas (moderator: Rebeca Rubio, UCD)

Sílvia Bermúdez (UCSB): “Rosalía 21: De Cantares gallegos al jazz contemporáneo de Abe Rábade, Guadi Galego y Anxo Angueira

Robert Patrick Newcomb (UCD): “‘A Ribbon of Silver’: Images of the Portuguese-Galician Border at the Fin de Siècle”   4:05-4:20:

Afternoon coffee break

4:20-5:20: Session #4: Iberian Women, Feminisms, and Writing (moderator: Emily Kuffner, UCD)

Roberta Johnson (Kansas, emerita; UCLA): “Iberian Feminisms, Continued”

Parissa Tadrissi (Sonoma State): “An Room Online of One’s Own: Spanish Women, Writing and Hybrid Spaces”


5:25-6:00: UC Comparative Iberian Studies Business Meeting


6:05-6:10: Closing remarks (Silvia Bermúdez, UCSB)


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