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Welcome to Bécquer Seguín

Welcome to Bécquer Seguín

The Spanish Program is pleased to welcome Dr. Bécquer Seguín as Assistant Professor of Iberian Studies. Dr. Seguín will also be affiliated with the Center for Advanced Media Studies and the […]


Prof. Egginton Publishes New Book on Cervantes

Prof. Egginton Publishes New Book on Cervantes

The Man Who Invented Fiction: How Cervantes Ushered in the Modern World explores Cervantes’ life and the world he lived in, showing how his influences converged in his work, and how his work—especially Don Quixote—radically changed the nature of literature and created a new way of viewing the world. Finally, it explains how that worldview went on to infiltrate art, politics, and science, and how the world today would be unthinkable without it.


Man in the Middle

Man in the Middle

Atheists and religious fanatics are equally wrong about God, argues professor and philosopher William Egginton. To do right by humankind, he says, just a little belief means a lot.