Romance Languages and Literatures

Sarah Beckjord

Associate Professor of Hispanic Studies

Department

Romance Languages and Literatures

Recent Articles and Book Chapters

“Love: Spanish America.” Lexikon of the Hispanic Baroque. Ed. Kenneth Mills and Evonne Levy. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2014. 216-218.

“Espectáculos de la imaginación: La interpretación histórica en los Comentarios reales.” 400 años de los Comentarios reales. Ed. Song No and Elena Romiti. Montevideo: Universidad de la República (Uruguay), Purdue University, and Aitana Editores, 2010, pp. 15-33.

“Gonzalo Fernández de Oviedo y la incipiente conciencia criolla en la historiografía de Indias.” Poéticas de lo criollo: Inestabilidad semántica y heterogeneidad identitaria. La transformación del concepto ‘criollo’ en las letras hispaonamericanas (siglos XVI-XIX), ed. David Solodkow and Juan Vitulli. Buenos Aires: Editorial Corregidor, 2009, pp. 62-79.

 

Recent Papers and Presentations

“Memory and Poetry in the Comentarios reales (1609).” Annual Convention of the Renaissance Society of America, Montreal. March 28, 2014.

"Love in the Comentarios reales," Boston College, Radical Readings Workshop. Institute for the Liberal Arts, Chestnut Hill, MA. May 3, 2013.

“Shipwreck and Spectacle in the Comentarios reales.” Annual Conference of the American Comparative Literature Association. Brown University, Providence, RI. April 1, 2012.

“Anecdotes of Love in the Comentarios Reales.” Annual Conference of the Renaissance Society of America, Montreal. March 23, 2012.

“Theaters of the Imagination in Inca Garcilaso de la Vega’s Comentarios Reales.” Annual Conference of the Renaissance Society of America, Montreal. March 25, 2011.

“Performances of the Imagination in the Comentarios Reales by Inca Garcilaso de la Vega.” MLA Annual Conference, Los Angeles. January 8, 2011.

“Memory and the Imagination in the Comentarios reales.” From Iberian Kingdoms to New World Empires: Spain, Portugal, and the New World, 1250-1700. A Conference at the Nanovic Institute for European Studies, Notre Dame University, South Bend. September 17-18, 2010.

“Literacy and the Imagination in Inca Garcilaso de la Vega’s Comentarios Reales.” Atlantic World Literacies Conference. University of North Carolina, Greensboro, October 7-9, 2010.

“Don Quixote and the Discourses of History.” NEMLA conference, Boston, February 28, 2009.