'Reflexiones sobre el Quijote'

  • Literature
  • Washington, D.C.
  • Tue, September 17, 2013
  • 3:00 pm — 5:00 pm
'Reflexiones sobre el Quijote'

Lecture by Ambassador Jorge Sáenz Carbonell, Costa Rican and Spanish scholar and diplomat, entitled ‘Reflexiones sobre el Quijote’.

The Ambassador Sáenz Carbonell is the Director of the Instituto Diplomático Manuel María Peralta since 1980. He is also a Professor at the University of Costa Rica and author of many books and articles on a wide array of issues. Member of the Costa Rican Language Academy and the Real Academia de la Lengua Española. He joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Costa Rica in 1980, and became Ambassador in 1996. B.A. in Law from the University of Costa Rica and Ph.D. in Education from the University of La Salle.

The Ingenious Gentleman Don Quixote of La Mancha, the Spanish novel written by Miguel de Cervantes, is considered the most influential work of literature of the entire Spanish speaking world.

RSVP required: call 202-234-9280. This event will be held in Spanish, followed by a reception.


Venue map

Salón de las Américas, Organization of American States, 17th Street and Constitution Ave. NW., Washington, D.C.


Organized by the Missions of Costa Rica and Spain to the Organization of American States. Image: First edition of El ingenioso hidalgo don Quixote de la Mancha, © Biblioteca Nacional de España.



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