Connie L. Scarborough at the 2018 Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences

Connie L. Scarborough at the 2018 Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences

Dr. Connie L. Scarborough, Medieval Spanish Literature expert and professor at Texas Tech University, gives two plenary lectures at the 54th Congress of the Canadian Association of Hispanists in Regina.

Connie L. Scarborough is a professor in the Department of Classical and Modern Languages, Texas Tech University, Ph.D. in 1983 by University of Kentucky, member of the executive council of the Forum on Medieval Iberian Languages, Literatures and Cultures of the Modern Language Association (MLA) and editor-in-chief, Spanish division, of Rocky Mountain Review.

Scarborough is an expert of the Spanish Literature and Language during the Medieval period. Among other publications, she is the author of Inscribing the Environment: Ecocritical Approaches to Medieval Spanish Literature (Berlin and Boston: De Gruyter, 2013); of A Holy Alliance: Alfonso X’s Political Use of Marian Poetry (Newark, Delaware: Juan de la Cuesta, 2009); and co-editor with Albrecht Classen (University of Arizona) of Crime and Punishment in the Middle Ages and Early Modern Period (Berlin and Boston: De Gruyter, 2012).

She has been invited to present two plenary talks at the congress:

The Struggle for Acceptance: Applying Tenets of Ecocriticism to Medieval Texts

  • On Thursday, May 31, from 3:15 pm to 5 pm.
  • Location: ED 113.

Perceptions of Punishment: Secular and Divine

  • On Friday, June 1, from 3:15 pm to 5 pm.
  • Location: ED 113.

The annual Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences is an initiative of the Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences. It is the convergence of over 70 scholarly associations, each holding their annual conference under one umbrella. Now in its 87th year, this flagship event is much more than Canada’s largest gathering of scholars. It brings together academics, researchers, policy-makers, and practitioners to share findings, refine ideas, and build partnerships that will help shape the Canada of tomorrow.

View the full program (in Spanish).

  • Literature
  • Regina
  • Wed, May 30 —
    Fri, June 01, 2018

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Research and Innovation Centre (RI), University of Regina, 3737 Wascana Parkway, University Dr S, Regina, SK S4S 0A2

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Organized by the Canadian Association of Hispanist in collaboration with Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences and the University of Regina

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