Ph.D., M.A. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
B.A. Ohio University
Carolyn Lukens-Olson, professor of Spanish, presented her essay “The Cervantine Motif of Discovery” at the 24th-annual conference of the Association of Core Texts and Curricula (ACTC), held April 20-22, 2018 and sponsored by Assumption College, Villanova University, Boston College, and the Alliance for Liberal Learning. Carolyn also announces a spring 2019 publication of The Oxford Handbook on Cervantes (Oxford University Press), which includes her essay titled “The Ignominies of Persuasion in Cervantes’ Entremeses: An Overview of Cervantine Farce.” This essay is a companion piece to her article “The Heroics of Persuasion in Cervantes’ Persiles,” published in the journal of the Cervantes Society of America.
(posted January 2019)
Carolyn Lukens-Olson, professor of Spanish and Chair of the Department of Modern Languages and Literature, has written an essay titled “The Dangling Knight: Don Quixote, Puppet,” which will be published this spring in the collection Liberal Arts and Core Texts in our Students’ World, a volume produced by the American Association of Core Texts and Courses, of which Saint Michael’s College is an institutional member.
(posted November 2016)
Carolyn Lukens-Olson, professor of modern languages/Spanish, recently had an article, “Girard’s Texts of Persecution and Cervantes’ Text of Persecution, the Persiles,” published in the Anuario de Estudios Literarios (Vigo, Spain: January 2015. She also presented her paper “Hermeneutical Anxiety in Cervantes’ Entremeses” at the 60th annual conference of the Association of Hispanists of Great Britain and Ireland, which was held at Exeter University (UK) April 13-15.
(posted April 2015)
Carolyn Lukens-Olson, associate professor of Spanish in the Department of Modern Languages and Literature, presented an interpretive essay titled “The Dangling Knight: Don Quixote, Puppet” at the 20th annual conference of the Association of Core Texts and Courses (ACTC) held in Los Angeles, California, April 10-13, 2014. Thanks to continued funding from the office of Karen Talentino, vice president for academic affairs, Saint Michael’s College is an institutional supporter of the ACTC.
(posted August 2014)