Tuesday, September 29, 2015

2015 marks the 400th anniversary of the publication of "Don Quixote," volume two. On September 15, 2015, Joan Kjaer and her WorldCanvass guests explored the topic of "Don Quixote's Four Century Saga" at FilmScene in Iowa City. This is a recap of the event with access to see and hear the full program.

This show was a prelude to a special Obermann-International Programs Humanities Symposium titled, “Parody, Plagiarism, and Patrimony: Don Quixote in the Age of Electronic Reproduction," which will be held October 22-24. Visit the symposium website for more information.

Media coverage

  • Press-Citizen: Digital age has enhanced 'Don Quixote'
  • KWWL: Old Capitol Museum to launch Cervantes Celebration


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Part 1- Don Quixote: comic hero to immortal literary figure

Part 2- Quixote adaptations

Part 3- Don Quixote in world culture and music


View past episodes of WorldCanvass on the International Programs YouTube channel.