Bruce R. Burningham
PhDYale University
 
Lectures
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Upcoming Lectures:

Dogville, Jazz Club Polonia, and the Ethics of Adaptation
The Comedia: Translation and Performance
Out of the Wings/AHCT Joint Conference

November 25-28, 2013
Bath, England
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Academic Conference Papers and Presentations:


“Parody and Postmodernism in Don Quixote and Spaceballs.” Conference on Don Quixote and the American Imagination. Purdue University. West Lafayette, Indiana. 19 April 2013.

“Screening Quixote: Cervantes and Media Culture.” Keynote Lecture. Baroque Projections: Images and Texts in Dialogue with the Early Modern Hispanic World. Early Modern Image and Text Society 2012 Bi-Annual Meeting. Florida Atlantic University. Boca Raton, Florida. 26 October 2012.


“Roundtable Discussion: Cervantine Invention.” Central Texas Cervantes Symposium. Austin, Texas. 6 October 2012.


“Tilting at Rebels: Don Quixote and the American Civil War.” Twelfth Annual Cervantes Symposium. Newberry Library. Chicago, Illinois. 27 April 2012.
 
Love the Doctor: Staged Reading of a New Translation/Adaptation of Tirso de Molinas El amor médico, by Sarah Brew and Josephine Hardman.” Association for Hispanic Classical Theater 2012 Annual Convention. El Paso, Texas. 10 March 2012.


“No Closer Reading: Performance Praxis, Critical Theory, and Love the Doctor.” Association for Hispanic Classical Theater 2012 Annual Convention. El Paso, Texas. 9 March 2012.

“Don Quixote and the American Imaginary.” Modern Language Association Annual Convention. Seattle, Washington. 6 January 2012.


“Roundtable Discussion: Quixotic Frontiers.” Central Texas Cervantes Symposium. University of Texas, Austin. Austin, Texas. 21 October 2011.

Love the Doctor: A Global Premiere in an ATHE Reading.” Staged reading and roundtable discussion of Sarah Brew and Josephine Hardmans new English translation of Tirso de Molinas El amor médico. Association for Theatre in Higher Education Twenty-Fifth Anniversary Conference. Chicago, Illinois. 13 August 2011.

“Eco-Performativity in Persiles y Sigismunda.” Renaissance Society of America Annual Meeting. Montreal, Canada. 25 March 2011.

Radical Theatricality Revisited. Association for Hispanic Classical Theater 2011 Annual Convention. El Paso, Texas. 5 March 2011.

Roundtable Discussion on Cervantes in the 21st Century.  Cervantes Society of America Annual Business Meeting and Symposium. Wizard Academy. Austin, Texas. 20 November 2010.

From Quill Tip to Power Point: Roa Bastos and the Autobiography of Cervantess Pen. Central Texas Cervantes Symposium. University of Texas at Austin. Austin, Texas. 19 November 2010.

Roundtable Discussion on Performance and Alfonso Xs Cantigas de Santa María. 45th International Congress on Medieval Studies. Kalamazoo, Michigan. 15 May 2010.

David Lynch and the Dulcineated World. Tenth Annual Cervantes Symposium. Newberry Library. Chicago, Illinois. 30 April 2010.

Inside the Box: Death, Desire, and Dulcinea in Mulholland Drive. Keynote Address. Fourth Annual Florida Cervantes Symposium. Miami, Florida. 17 April 2010.

Corpus Lorqui: Transformation and Transubstantiation in Los Barracos de Federicos El caballero de Olmedo. Association for Hispanic Classical Theater. El Paso, Texas. 6 March 2010.

The Persistent Voice of Hegemony: Conquest and Reconquest on the Early Spanish Stage. 44th International Congress on Medieval Studies. Kalamazoo, Michigan. 7 May 2009.

“Bad Moon Rising: Lycanthropy, Friendship, and ‘The Dogs’ Colloquy.’” Renaissance Society of America Annual Meeting. Los Angeles, California. 19 March 2009.


“An Apology for the Actorly.” Association for Hispanic Classical Theater 2009 Annual Convention. El Paso, Texas. 5-7 March 2009.


“Being and Seeming in Hollywood: Visual Culture, Utopian Desire, and the Postmodern Baroque.” Conference on Image and Illusion in Early Modern Spain. Duke University. Durham, North Carolina. 2-3 October 2008.


“Greenshows, The Terra Nova Consort, and the Early Iberian Stage.” 43rd International Congress on Medieval Studies. Kalamazoo, Michigan. 8 May 2008


“The Secret Life of Patiño’s Pen.” Eighth Annual Cervantes Symposium. Newberry Library. Chicago, Illinois. 26 April 2008.


“Time (and Time [Again]) in
Don Quixote.” Renaissance Society of America Annual Meeting. Chicago, Illinois. 4 April 2008.

“On the Bricks: Jongleuresque Performance and the Terra Nova Consort.” Association for Hispanic Classical Theater 2008 Annual Convention. El Paso, Texas. 6-8 March 2008.


“Response to ‘Refractions and Reflections: Cervantine Narratives in Contemporary Film.’” Modern Language Association Annual Convention. Chicago, Illinois. 29 December 2007.


“Absent Housewives.” Modern Language Association Annual Convention. Chicago, Illinois. 28 December 2007.


“A Few Impertinent Questions About Performance and the Comedia.” Association for Hispanic Classical Theater 2007 Annual Convention. El Paso, Texas. 1-3 March 2007.


“Reinventing Thespis.” Modern Language Association Annual Convention. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 29 December 2006.


“Os Manchíadas.” Sixth Annual Cervantes Symposium. Newberry Library. Chicago, Illinois. 22 April 2006.


“Baroque Reflections on Contemporary Culture.” Renaissance Society of America Annual Meeting. San Francisco, California. 23 March 2006.


“Singers of Tales on Simple Stages.” Association for Hispanic Classical Theater 2006 Annual Convention. El Paso, Texas. 2-4 March 2006.


“Terry Gilliam’s Apocryphal
Brazil; Or, Blame It On Dulcinea.” Invited Lecture. Don Quixote at 400: An Appraisal. Whitney Humanities Center, Yale University. New Haven, Connecticut. 23-24 September 2005.

“Cervantine Reflections on
The Matrix.” 17th Annual Southern California Cervantes Symposium. University of California, Los Angeles. Los Angeles, California. 9 April 2005.

“Richard Tarlton, Lope de Rueda, and the Poetics of Jongleuresque Performance.” Association for Hispanic Classical Theater 2005 Annual Convention. El Paso, Texas. 3-5 March 2005.


“Producers, Consumers, and the Impact on Language.” Response to Papers by Josiah Blackmore and Anthony Parr. 2004 USC-Huntington Library Early Modern Studies Conference. University of Southern California. Los Angeles, California. 1 May 2004.


“Dog Fight: Chuck Palahniuk, Narrative Schizophrenia, and the Cervantine Picaresque.” 16th Annual Southern California Cervantes Symposium. University of California, Santa Barbara. Santa Barbara, California. 24 April 2004.


Fight Club, Cervantes, and the Binary Logic of the Picaresque.” Renaissance Society of America Annual Meeting. New York City, New York. 30 March-3 April 2004.

“Architecture, Performance, and the Economics of ‘Corraling’ Actors.” Association for Hispanic Classical Theater 2004 Annual Convention. El Paso, Texas. 4-6 March 2004.


“Insidious Echoes: Ballad Resonance and Bodily Threats in
Peribáñez.” Association for Hispanic Classical Theater 2003 Annual Convention. El Paso, Texas. 6-8 March 2003.

“Beleaguered Hegemony in Lope de Vega’s
Las famosas asturianas and John Ford’s Stagecoach.” 2002 Modern Language Association Annual Convention. New York City, New York. 29 December 2002.

“The Ethics of Refusal.” 14th Annual Southern California Cervantes Symposium. University of California, Irvine. Irvine, California. 20 April 2002.


“Bakhtin’s Darkened Footlights: Popular Performers and Their Public.” Renaissance Society of America Annual Meeting. Tempe, Arizona. 11-13 April 2002.


“The Moor’s Last Sigh: National Loss and Imperial Triumph in Lope de Vega’s
El último godo.” Association for Hispanic Classical Theater 2002 Annual Convention. El Paso, Texas. 7-9 March 2002.

“Salman Rushdie, Author of the Captive’s Tale.” Symposium of “Cervantistas Jóvenes” organized by the Instituto Cervantes. Chicago, Illinois. 25-26 January 2002.


“Jongleuresque Dialogue, Metanarrativity, and Master Peter’s Puppet Show.” 2001 Modern Language Association Annual Convention. New Orleans, Louisiana. 27 December 2001.


“Stage Fright: Anxieties of Performance in Golden Age Dramatic Theory.” Renaissance Society of America Annual Meeting. Chicago, Illinois. 29 March 2001.


“Sum Moribundus:
Toy Story, Don Quixote and Heidegger.” 12th Annual Southern California Cervantes Symposium. Pomona College. Claremont, California.  8 April 2000.

“‘Corraling’ the Theater: Performative Containment on the Early Modern Stage.” The Poetics of Space. 11th Annual Conference of the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, SUNY Binghamton. Binghamton, New York. 11 March 2000.


“Nuevas meditaciones del actor quijotesco.” Meeting of the Southern California Chapter of the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese. California State University, Northridge. Northridge, California. 30 October 1999.


“The Corral and the Movie House: Hegemony, Popular Culture and the Self-Justification of (Re)conquest.” 1998 Modern Language Association Annual Convention. San Francisco, California. 27 December 1998.


“Footprints of the Invisible Actor: Tracing the Jongleur Theater in Pre-Modern Literary Texts.” 1998 Modern Language Association Annual Convention. San Francisco, California. 28 December 1998.


“‘Falling with Style’: Buzz Lightyear as Postmodern Don Quixote.” 9th Annual Southern California Cervantes Symposium. University of California, Riverside. Riverside, California. 26 April 1997.


“La intertextualidad y la fórmula oral en
Peribáñez.” Round table discussion on Golden Age drama.  Bilingual Foundation of the Arts. Los Angeles, California. 14 February 1997.


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Public Lectures:

Corpus Lorqui: Transformation and Transubstantiation in Los Barracos de Federicos El caballero de Olmedo. Invited Lecture. Department of Spanish and Portuguese. University of Kansas. Lawrence, Kansas. 6 February 2012.

David Lynch and the Dulcineated World. Invited Lecture. Department of Spanish and Portuguese. Penn State University. University Park, Pennsylvania. 10 February 2011.

Ugly Betty: Desire, Dulcinea, and Disenchantment in David Lynchs Mulholland Drive. Invited Lecture. Department of Romance Languages. University of North Carolina, Greensboro. Greensboro, North Carolina. 23 April 2010.

Barking at the Moon: Lycanthropy and Liminality in Cervantess Dogs Colloquy. Invited Lecture. Department of Languages, Linguistics, and Comparative Literature. Florida Atlantic University. Boca Raton, Florida.  5 April 2010.

“Of Mad Knights and Dark Helmets: Parody and Postmodernism in
Don Quixote and Spaceballs. 2009 Chicago Humanities Festival. Chicago, Illinois. 14 November 2009.

“Pre-Performance Lecture: Sones de México.” Invited Lecture. Bloomington Center for the Performing Arts. Bloomington, Illinois. 10 October 2008.


“Pre-Performance Lecture: Ballet Folkórico ‘Quetzalli’ de Veracruz.” Invited Lecture. Bloomington Center for the Performing Arts. Bloomington, Illinois. 21 September 2007.


Fight Club, Narrative Schizophrenia, and the Cervantine Picaresque.” Invited Lecture. Department of Romance, German, and Russian Languages and Literatures. California State University, Long Beach. Long Beach, California. 27 April 2005.

“Cervantes Goes to Hollywood.” Seminar Lecture. “The Gentleman of La Mancha.” UCLA Extension Program/UCLA Department of Spanish and Portuguese. University of California, Los Angeles. Los Angeles, California. 2 April 2005.


“The Spanish Comedia and Moreto.” Roundtable Discussion. The Spanish Baroque Comedia: Theory & Practice — Agustín Moreto’s
Spite for Spite (El desdén con el desdén) in North Hollywood. University of California, Los Angeles. Los Angeles, California. 16 April 2004.

“Street Performance on the Early Modern Stage.” Invited lecture. Department of Spanish and Portuguese, Brigham Young University. Provo, Utah. 11 April 2003.


“Federico García Lorca and
Blood Wedding.” Introductory Lecture for USC School of Theatre’s Production of Blood Wedding. Bing Theatre. University Park Campus. Los Angeles, California.  1 October 2002.

“Prologue to a Cervantine Homage: Words in Honor of Carroll Johnson.” Invited lecture.  Department of Spanish and Portuguese. University of California, Los Angeles. Los Angeles, California. 1 December 2000.
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