Session Title

Space and Limits in Aljamiado Literature

Sponsoring Organization(s)

Center for Inter-American and Border Studies, Univ. of Texas-El Paso

Organizer Name

Matthew V. Desing

Organizer Affiliation

Univ. of Texas-El Paso

Presider Name

Matthew V. Desing

Paper Title 1

Imagined Space and Social Networks in Aljamiado Literature

Presenter 1 Name

Robert Hultgren

Presenter 1 Affiliation

Univ. of Minnesota-Twin Cities

Paper Title 2

From the Tormes Tanneries to the Puerta de Elvira: Celestina's Morisca Daughters

Presenter 2 Name

Andrea Nate

Presenter 2 Affiliation

Truman State Univ.

Paper Title 3

Art and Authority in the Poema de Yuçuf

Presenter 3 Name

Andrea Pauw

Presenter 3 Affiliation

Univ. of Virginia

Paper Title 4

Endless Space and Infinite Darkness: Alexander the Great's Quest for Immortality in the Rekontamiento del rey Alisandre

Presenter 4 Name

Priya Ananth

Presenter 4 Affiliation

Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison

Start Date

13-5-2017 1:30 PM

Session Location

Schneider 1160

Description

This session examines borders, boundaries, frontiers, and larger spatial issues as manifested in aljamiado literature, which is the literature composed in medieval Iberian Romance dialects, but written out in Arabic letters. In the 2016 Congress, the theme of space and the “spatial turn” in medieval Iberian literature and culture surfaced several times, and this sessions is an attempt to respond to such discussions, while connecting these issues to borders and spatial limits.

Matthew V. Desing

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May 13th, 1:30 PM

Space and Limits in Aljamiado Literature

Schneider 1160

This session examines borders, boundaries, frontiers, and larger spatial issues as manifested in aljamiado literature, which is the literature composed in medieval Iberian Romance dialects, but written out in Arabic letters. In the 2016 Congress, the theme of space and the “spatial turn” in medieval Iberian literature and culture surfaced several times, and this sessions is an attempt to respond to such discussions, while connecting these issues to borders and spatial limits.

Matthew V. Desing