Website address: birth-of-spanish.rll.lsa.umich.edu
This episode, which is part of the “Frankely Judaic” podcast, discusses the convert Abner of Burgos (Alfonso of Valladolid) (ca. 1270–ca. 1347) and the anti-Jewish riots of 1391.
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Ryan Szpiech delivered a lecture at the University of Salamanca in May, 2018
In May 2018, I delivered a lecture at the University of Salamanca and the University of Granada. The video of the lecture, “¿En camino a 1391? Abner de Burgos/Alfonso de Valldolid sobre la conversión forzosa,” as delivered in Granada on May 18, 2018, is NOW AVAILABLE ON YOUTUBE HERE.
In December 2014, I delivered a joint lecture with Thomas Burman on the writing of Catalan Dominican Ramon Martí. The video of my portion of the lecture, “A Two-Sidded Dagger: Ramon Martí’s Philosophy of Language and Mission,” is NOW AVAILABLE ON YOUTUBE HERE.
La Coronica 2015 Book Award Panel took place at the 51st International Congress on Medieval Studies, Western Michigan University. Kalamazoo, Michigan, May 14, 2016. Participants included Ryan Szpiech, Thomas Burman, Michelle Hamilton, and Jonathan Decter. Moderated by Mark Johnston.
- On May 21, 2104, (12:30-2pm) I spoke in Madrid at the CSIC-CCHS on: “‘El otorgamiento del qui es parte del pleito vale tanto como cient testigos’: Las fuentes y la retórica entre Ramon Martí y Alfonso de Valladolid”
- On May 22, 2014 (4-6pm), I offered a class on “Historia cultural y análisis textual” as part of the course “Fundamentos teóricos para una historia cultural”
- On Monday, May 26, 2014 (445-7pm), I delivered a paper entitled “Conversion as a Historiographical Problem”at the conference “Debating Conversion in Different Historical Contexts” at the University of Ben Gurion in the Negev, Be’er Sheva, Israel.