Massive Open Online Course (MOOC)
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Course Description

The course addresses the first part (52 chapters) and second part (74 chapters) of Miguel de Cervantes’s Don Quijote de la Mancha. Learn about great universal values in dynamic scenarios, metaphors, adventures, and all the literary aspects of the novel. Win the 6 badges through the activities of the course.

Part I: Chapters 1-52

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Part II: Chapters 1-74

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18 Weeks (Part I)
18 Weeks (Part II)

5 hours per week

English / Español


Profesor Eric C. Graf

Eric Clifford Graf is a professor of literature at Universidad Francisco Marroquín. He has a PhD in Spanish language and literature from the University of Virginia (1997). He has worked at the University of Virginia, the College of William & Mary, the University of Chicago, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Smith College, Wesleyan University, and Kershner Trading Group. He specializes in medieval and early modern Spain, the history of the novel, Renaissance studies, and literary, political, cultural, and economic theory. He is author of the book Cervantes and Modernity (Bucknell University Press, 2007). In addition to numerous academic essays on the poetry, theater, and narrative of Miguel de Cervantes, he has also published on The Poem of the Cid, Garcilaso de la Vega, Juan de Mariana, El Greco, San Juan de la Cruz, Pedro de Calderón, José de Cadalso, Vicente Aleixandre, Julio Cortázar, and Sigmund Freud.

Educational Resourses

Active participation leads to a meaningful experience in the course.

Our Students

Ariel Lindgren

"Thank you for this excellent course! I'm happy that I could study all the lessons recorded on video."

Raymond Glowa

"I am enjoying this course would be an understatement. The content, artwork and the enthusiasm of the professor surpassed my expectations. I look forward to completing the course."

Ronna Feit

"I really enjoyed the course, it is so interesting, I had a lot of fun with it. I am looking forward to continuing."

Contact us

This project has been made possible thanks to
a donation from the John Templeton Foundation
With additional support from the Earhart Foundation.

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