Public Forum for Obermann Center for Advanced Studies Director Candidate: Luis Martín-Estudillo

Feb 28, 2024

02:30 PM

Iowa Memorial Union (IMU), Iowa Theatre (166)

125 North Madison Street, Iowa City, IA 52245

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Luis Martín-Estudillo, professor in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, will deliver a presentation and participate in a Q&A as a candidate for the Director of the Obermann Center for Advanced Studies (OCAS). 

Martín-Estudillo specializes in modern and contemporary Spanish cultural and intellectual history and criticism. He has also published broadly on early modern topics and visual culture. His scholarship has appeared in journals such as Goya, Hispanic Review, Journal of Spanish Cultural Studies, Ínsula, Bulletin of Hispanic Studies, Pasajes: Revista de Pensamiento Contemporáneo and Romance Quarterly. His recently authored and edited books include: Filosofía y tiempo final (2011), The Rise of Euroskepticism: Europe and Its Critics in Spanish Culture (2018) Despertarse de Europa. Arte, literatura, euroescepticismo (2019) and Goya and the Mystery of Reading, for which he won the 2023 Goldberg Prize.

He has received the Collegiate Teaching Award, the Dean's Scholar Award, the Collegiate Scholar Award, and three awards from the National Endowment for the Humanities. 

Naomi Greyser, associate professor of American Studies, English and Gender, Women’s & Sexuality Studies and also a candidate for OCAS director, will present in a public forum at 2:30 p.m., Friday, Feb. 23, in the Iowa Theatre of the IMU.

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