E. Michael Gerli Lecture


Location: Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, Room 102 Hesburgh Library

“Medieval Materialities: Reading, Looking at, and Editing the Cancionero de Palacio

E. Michael Gerli, Commonwealth Professor of Hispanic Studies, University of Virginia, is the author of some 150 publications on medieval and renaissance Romance literary and linguistic themes, and is the general editor of Medieval Iberia: An Encyclopedia. His latest book, Celestina and the Ends of Desire (2011) was awarded the Modern Language Association of America’s 22nd Annual Katherine Singer Kovacs Prize for an outstanding book published in English or Spanish in the field of Latin American and Spanish literatures and cultures.

The lecture is sponsored by the Department of Romance Languages