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Don Quixote, Borges, Twitter Bots, and First-Year Foucault

This week in my first-year seminar Digital Don Quixote, we discussed authors, narrators, and readers. We read chapters 28-37 of … Más Don Quixote, Borges, Twitter Bots, and First-Year Foucault Sigue leyendo

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What’s in a name? From Don Quixote to Mary Washington

My students this week have been blogging about the theme of identity in Don Quixote, and in their own lives … Más What’s in a name? From Don Quixote to Mary Washington Sigue leyendo

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An Old Woman’s Guide to Love: María Gertrudis Hore’s Amor Caduco

This is a presentation I’ll be giving at the 2017 American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies in Minneapolis in a session on the “Delusional Self” In Félix Samaniego’s fábula “La Hermosa y el espejo”/“The Beauty and the Mirror,” a woman is infuriated to find that with the passing of the years, … Continue reading Sigue leyendo

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Bienvenidos al nuevo semestre de Escritura Avanzada

Bienvenidos a un nuevo semestre, y al curso de escritura avanzada, Español 413, en la Universidad de Mary Washington (Virginia, USA). Hace 3 años que no he dado este curso, debido a mis responsabilidades como Chair del Departamento de Lenguas … Continue reading Sigue leyendo

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DQ, imitation, GIFs and plagiarism

  make animated gifs like this at MakeaGif This week in my freshman seminar Digital Don Quixote, we are addressing the question of copyrights, Creative Commons and plagiarism at the same time we have been reading chapters 7-9 of Part … Continue reading Sigue leyendo

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Another Year With Don Quij(x)ote

I am embarassed that it’s been 5 months since I last blogged. Last spring semester was a whirlwind of teaching, committee meetings, chair duties, and conferences. Spring turned to summer with more of the same. We also experienced a terrible … Continue reading Sigue leyendo

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Maps, Travelers and the “Real” Don Quijote

Here are the slides that I used in this presentation to the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies meeting in Los Angeles, CA March 20, 2015.

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My year with Don Quijote

I’m halfway through my special year with Don Quijote, and I really need to reflect on the first-year seminar (FSEM) I gave last semester in English Digital Don Quixote–its successes and where I had some problems–along with my first impressions … Continue reading Sigue leyendo

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Using Voyeur text analysis tool with Feijoo

Today I played around with a tool in its beta stage–Voyeur, a tool for web-based text analysis (http://voyant-tools.org/). I copied the first part of Fray Benito Feijoo’s 1726 essay “Defensa de las mujeres” (published in his collection Teatro crítico universal). The tool … Continue reading Sigue leyendo

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Don Quijote Digital: Two Experimental Seminars to Celebrate 400 Years of Innovation

This is a copy of remarks I’ll be making at the Mountain Interstate Foreign Language Conference at Furman University in Greenville, SC this Saturday, October 18th, 2014. In this brief presentation I will share some ideas and plans that I … Continue reading Sigue leyendo

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