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Crystal Chemris publishes article

Crystal Chemris, Courtesy Assistant Professor of Spanish, has published an essay, “Moriscos, Amerindians and Góngora’s Soledades in Context,” in the journal eHumanista/Conversos.  This essay responds to the French anthropologist Carmen Bernand’s association of the Baroque poet, Luis de Góngora, the historian and critic Pedro de Valencia, and the mestizo writer Inca Garcilaso with humanist circles that grappled with the status of national minorities and the indigenous. Chemris argues that Inca Garcilaso actually anticipated Pedro de Valencia’s social writings, while Góngora

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Spring Speaker Series: Misogyny

 

Wednesday, April 24th

Fabian Alfie, Professor of Italian, University of Arizona

“Many Men Talking with the Same Mouth: The Discourse/s of Misogyny in Medieval Italian Literature.” 3:30-5:00PM, 151 McKENZIE HALL

 

 

Wednesday, May 8th

Renée-Claude Breitenstein, Associate Professor of French, Brock University

“Defending the Female Sex: Collected Eulogies of Women in the French Renaissance.”

3:30-5:00PM, 151 McKENZIE HALL

 

Friday, May 17th

Verónica Gago, University of Buenos Aires/CONICET

“El cuerpo del trabajo: una lectura desde la huelga feminista/The body

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ITAL 399 Student-Producers Create Cooking Shows based on Historical Italian Cookbooks

In ITAL 399: Mediterranean Foodways, Assistant Professor of Italian Diana Garvin’s students produced their own cooking shows in Italian. They prepared 19thand 20th recipes for tortellini and minestrone, and explained the historical context that determined ingredient choices and preparation methods. In doing so, students learned how to analyze primary sources and navigate digital archives, thus launching their Italian studies at UO into the wider world.

Academia Barilla’s Gastronomic Library provided the course’s digital research site. Students perused historical cookbooks from the

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