<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN"> <HTML><HEAD><TITLE>Cervantes Society of America</TITLE> <META http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=unicode"> <META content="Information about the Cervantes Society of America" name=description><META content="Cervantes, Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, &#13;&#10;Cervantes Society of America, &#13;&#10;Don Quijote de la Mancha, Don Quixote de la Mancha,&#13;&#10;Spanish literature, literatura espaola, Golden Age, Siglo de Oro,&#13;&#10;16th century, 17th century, siglo XVI,&#13;&#10;siglo XVII" name=keywords><META content="MSHTML 6.00.6000.17080" name="GENERATOR"></HEAD> <BODY bgcolor="#ffffff"><TABLE cellspacing="0" cellpadding="3" border="0"> <TBODY> <TR> <TD valign="top"> <TABLE cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0" bgcolor="#ffff80" border="1"> <TBODY> <TR> <TD><BR><SMALL>General information</SMALL> <UL> <LI><SMALL><A href="#history">History of the Society</A></SMALL> <LI><SMALL><A href="#officers">Current Officers</A></SMALL> <LI><SMALL><A href="#meetings">Meetings</A></SMALL> <LI><SMALL><A href="#membership">Membership</A></SMALL> <LI><SMALL><A href="CSA Constitution Emended.pdf">Constitution</A></SMALL>&nbsp;&nbsp; </LI></UL> <P><SMALL><A href="#publications">Publications</A>:</SMALL> <UL> <LI><SMALL><A href="bcsalist.htm">Journal &amp; Newsletters</A></SMALL> </LI></UL> <P><SMALL><A href="#links">Links:</A></SMALL> <UL> <LI><SMALL><A href="http://www.h-net.org/~cervantes/">H-Cervantes</A></SMALL> <LI><SMALL><A href="http://www.csdl.tamu.edu/cervantes">Anuario<BR>Bibliogrfico<BR>Cervantino</A></SMALL><BR></LI></UL></TD></TR> <TR> <TD height="116"> <P><FONT size="2">Announcements:</FONT></P> <UL> <LI> <DIV><FONT size="2"><A href="Premio Casasayas.pdf">Premio Casayas</A></FONT></DIV> <LI> <DIV><A href="CSA grant app 2 _2_.pdf"><FONT size="2">Symposium Grant</FONT> </A>&nbsp;</DIV></LI></UL></TD></TR> <TR> <TD height="16"></TD></TR></TBODY></TABLE> <P></P></TD> <TD> <TABLE cellspacing="0" cellpadding="2" border="0"> <TBODY> <TR> <TD> <P align="center"><BIG><BIG><B><A name="top">Welcome</A> to the Website of<FONT color="red"> <BR>The Cervantes Society of America</FONT></B></BIG></BIG></P></TD> <TD><IMG height="284" src="cuesta.jpg" width="300"></TD></TR></TBODY></TABLE> <P><A name="history">The</A> Cervantes Society of America was founded in 1978 and held its first membership meeting in San Francisco in December 1979. The Society's purpose is to advance the study of the life and works of Miguel de Cervantes through the promotion of communication and cooperation among its members, through the publication of reviews of books and articles and reports on pedagogical approaches to Cervantes's work, through descriptions of research currently in progress by members, through discussion at annual meetings, and through such other means as may tend to deepen and broaden understanding of Cervantes and his works. The official languages of the Society are English and Spanish. The Society's <A href="CSA Constitution Emended.pdf">Constitution</A>, revised in&nbsp;2009,&nbsp;was first published in <I>Cervantes</I> <A href="csa/bcsas86.htm">6 (Spring 1986)</A>, 91-96. <P><B><A name="officers">Officers</A>:</B> The Society's current officers are Frederick de Armas, President; Howard Mancing, Vice President; Carolyn Nadeau, Managing Director; <A href="mailto:cervantes@uakron.edu">Matt Wyszynski</A>, Communications Director. The <A href="CSA_Officers_2009.pdf">Executive Council</A> consists of nine members; three new members are elected each year. Standing committees, ad hoc committees and other administrative can be found <A href="CSA_Officers_2009.pdf">here</A> . <P><B><A href="bcsalist.htm" name="publications">Publications:</A></B> The Society publishes the journal <I>Cervantes,</I> containing scholarly articles in English and Spanish on Cervantes's life and works, reviews, and notes of interest to <I>cervantistas. </I>The journal appears twice yearly; the latest issue is <A href="csa/bcsas11.htm">31.1 &nbsp;(Spring, 2011)</A>. <SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 12pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Times New Roman','serif'; mso-fareast-font-family: 'Times New Roman'; mso-ansi-language: EN-US; mso-fareast-language: EN-US; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA">The Editor is <A href="http://bruceburningham.com/Cervantes.html">Bruce R. Burningham</A></SPAN>.&nbsp; The Book Review Editor is <A href="mailto:clamurrw@emporia.edu">William H. Clamurro</A>. The Newsletter is edited by <A href="mailto:cervantes@uakron.edu">Matt Wyszynski</A>, CSA Communications Director.&nbsp; Please visit the <A href="http://www.h-net.org/~cervantes/csa/SubscribeCSA.htm">subscription page</A> to subscribe or the <A href="http://www.h-net.org/~cervantes/csa/submissions.htm">submissions</A> page for information about submitting an article for consideration. <P><B><A name="meetings">Meetings:</A></B> The Society holds its annual meetings either in conjunction with the annual convention of the Modern Language Association or, in alternate years, at another site selected by the Executive Council. The annual meetings consist of an open business meeting and several sessions devoted to presentations of papers on topics announced in advance. A call for papers for these meetings is published in the Newsletter. <P><B><A name="membership">Membership:</A></B> Membership is open to all persons interested in Cervantes, and includes subscription to <I>Cervantes</I> and to the Society's Newsletter. Dues are $30.00 a year for individuals, $60.00 for institutions, $35.00 for couples, and $15.00 for students. For membership and subscription, send check in dollars to Professor&nbsp;<A href="mailto:cnadeau@iwu.edu">Carolyn Nadeau</A>, Managing Director, The Cervantes Society of America, Dept. of Hispanic Studies, <A href="http://www.iwu.edu"><st1:placename w:st="on">Illinois</st1:placename> <st1:placename w:st="on">University</st1:placetype></A>, <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:city w:st="on">Bloomington</st1:city>, <st1:state w:st="on">IL</st1:state> <st1:postalcode w:st="on">61702 or visit the <A href="http://www.h-net.org/~cervantes/csa/SubscribeCSA.htm">subscription page</A>.</st1:postalcode></st1:place> <P><st1:place w:st="on"><st1:postalcode w:st="on"></st1:postalcode></st1:place><STRONG><A name="grants">Grants</A></STRONG>:&nbsp;&nbsp;<SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 12pt; FONT-FAMILY: ArialMT; mso-fareast-font-family: 'Times New Roman'; mso-ansi-language: EN-US; mso-fareast-language: EN-US; mso-bidi-language: EN-US; mso-bidi-font-size: 10.0pt; mso-bidi-font-weight: bold">The Cervantes Society of America offers two awards annually (up to $1000) for any institution that organizes a Cervantes Symposium.&nbsp; Please see the <A href="CSA grant app 2 _2_.pdf">grant application</A> for further details.</SPAN> <P><B><A name="links">Links:</A></B> <UL> <LI><A href="" cervantes? www.csdl.tamu.edu ?http:>Anuario Bibliogr&aacute;fico Cervantino</A> <LI><A href="http://www.h-net.org/~cervantes/">H-Cervantes</A> <LI><A href="bcsalist.htm">Publications of the Cervantes Society of America</A>.</LI></UL></TD></TR></TBODY></TABLE> <P> <HR color="red" size="5"> <TABLE cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0" width="100%" border="0"> <TBODY> <TR> <TD><SMALL><A href="mailto:wyszynski@uakron.edu">Matt Wyszynski</A> </SMALL></TD> <TD></TD> <TD align="right"><SMALL><A href="http://www.h-net.org/~cervantes/"><B><FONT color=#008000>H</FONT><FONT color="#c0c0c0"> </FONT><FONT color=#ff0000>Cervantes</FONT></B></A></SMALL></TD></TR> <TR> <TD colspan="3"> <P><SMALL>URL: <A href="http://www.h-net.org/~cervantes/csapage.htm">http://www.h-net.org/~cervantes/csapage.htm</A>&nbsp;(updated 2011/12/12)</SMALL></P></TD></TR></TBODY></TABLE></BODY></HTML>