Villanova University

March 17 - 19, 2005


Keynote Speaker:



Muñoz Molina


Premio Nacional de Literatura, Director,
Instituto Cervantes

 in New York


Program at a Glance

(The main events of the Conference)



The Department of Modern Languages and Literatures of Villanova University will host a three-day international conference celebrating the 400th anniversary of the publication of the first part of Miguel de Cervantes´ foundational novel, Don Quixote.  The conference will focus on aspects of the Quixote itself and the text’s ongoing contributions to literature, art, music and life: the Cervantine legacy.


The conference features a Cervantine book exhibit and reception at the Falvey Memorial Library, a staged reading of La cueva de Salamanca and a banquet at the Villanova Conference Center



Silvia Nagy-Zekmi, Chair,

Department of Modern Languages and Literatures,

Villanova University, Villanova, PA 19085

(610) 519-7478 

Conference sponsors:

Department of Classical and Modern Languages and Literatures

College of Arts and Sciences

Office of Academic Affairs

Office of Graduate Studies

Falvey Library

Multicultural Affairs

Theater Department

English Department

Core Humanities

Humanities and Augustinian Traditions

Honors Program

Latin American Studies


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