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EMIT Conference 2016
Scottsdale, AZ, Feb 4-6
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Globalization and the Fourth


Centennial of Inca Garcilaso de la
Vega, Cervantes and Shakespeare,
2016
EMIT with the Arizona Center for Medieval and
Renaissance Studies—ACMRS

We invite scholars from a wide range of fields of expertise to


participate by submitting an abstract (300 words) with a one-page CV
before November 1, 2015, to Juan Pablo Gil-Osle,
gilosle1@gmail.com, and Noelia Cirnigliaro,
noelia.cirnigliaro@dartmouth.edu

Plenary Address
FREDERICK A. DE ARMAS, Andrew W. Mellon Distinguished Service
Professor in the Humanities, University of Chicago

Lodging at Conversations with the editors of the


Phoenix Embassy ACMRS’ new book collection (MARLA) and
Suites, Scottsdale LABERINTO Journal
(Included free happy hour,
breakfast, coffee and pastries, pool,
golf course, Internet) Visit to the Phoenix Museum of Art, “Masterpieces
of Spanish Colonial Painting and Retablos from
EMIT membership $15-30 Peru, Bolivia, Ecuador and Mexico”
ACMRS conference This landmark exhibition features a selection of remarkable
registration $200, students paintings as well as a grouping of retablos (small-scale paintings
on copper or tin) recently acquired by the Phoenix Art Museum as
$50-$100 part of the Gerry S. Culpepper Bequest
Plenary
Office: Address
Wiebol409A
Office Hours:
By appointment
Phone Number:
773.702.9354
Email:

Frederick A.
de Armas
fdearmas@uchicago.edu
Education:
PhD in Comparative Literature, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1969

Andrew W. Mellon Distinguished Service Professor in the Humanities, Spanish Literature,


and Comparative Literature; Hispanic & Luso-Brazilian Graduate Adviser. Program(s):
Spanish, Renaissance and Early Modern Studies (REMS)
Frederick A. de Armas focuses on the literature of the Spanish Golden Age (Cervantes,
Calderón, Claramonte, Lope de Vega), often from a comparative perspective. His interests
include the politics of astrology; magic and the Hermetic tradition; ekphrasis; the relations
between the verbal and the visual particularly between Spanish literature and Italian art; and
the interconnections between myth and empire during the rule of the Habsburgs.

His books and edited collections include: The Invisible Mistress: Aspects of Feminism
and Fantasy in the Golden Age; The Return of Astraea: An Astral-Imperial
Myth in Calderón; The Prince in the Tower: Perceptions of "La vida es sueño";
Heavenly Bodies: The Realms of "La Estrella de Sevilla"; A Star-Crossed Golden
Age: Myth and the Spanish Comedia; Cervantes, Raphael and the Classics;
European Literary Careers: The Author from Antiquity to the Renaissance;
Writing for the Eyes in the Spanish Golden Age (2004); Ekphrasis in the Age of
Cervantes (2005) and Quixotic Frescoes: Cervantes and Italian Renaissance Art
(2006). The University of Toronto Press has recently published his Ovid in the Age of
Cervantes (2010) and Don Quixote Among the Saracens: A Clash of Civilizations
and Literary Genres (2011). His edition of Cervantes´ La fuerza de la sangre has
appeared in Clasicos Hispánicos; and a forthcoming book, La astrología en el teatro
clásico espanol en su contexto europeo will be published in Spain this academic year.

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Lodging

Embassy Suites Phoenix, Scottsdale


4415 E. Paradise Village Pkwy South, Phoenix, AZ 85032  

(602) 765-5800

    All  rooms  are  suites  with  free  


Internet,  and  balcony  
$  150  per  night,  single  rate    
Breakfast  and  free  happy  hour  
$  156  per  night,  double  rate  
included  in  the  room  rate  
$  166  per  night,  tripe  rate  
The  ACMRS  offers  every  
$  176  per  night,  quad  rate   morning  and  afternoon  coffee  
and  snacks  for  free  
 
Free  happy  hour  at  the  hotel  
  from  5:30-­‐7:30  
Pool,  and  jacuzzi  
Discounted  rate  to  use  the  
Stonecreek  golf  course  
 

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