In May, the porject romanceiro.pt hosts for the second time this year a researcher from the Ramón Menéndez Pidal Foundation, a project’s partner institution, under the Erasmus + program.

Álvaro Piquero Rodríguez will be at the University of the Algarve where he will have the opportunity to share some of his most recent research. Within the scope of the Curriculum Unit of Spanish Literature II, the researcher has foreseen two open lectures to the public, entitled:

La poesía erótica clandestina en los siglos XVIII y XIX (Monday, 13th of May, 11h30a.m. to 1h00p.m., room 1.56);
Erotismo y pornografía en la primera mitad del siglo XX (Thursday, 16th of May, 08h30a.m. to 10h30a.m., room CP- 3.18).

In addition to these two open classes, the researcher will give a seminar with CIAC and romanceiro.pt support entitled “La realidad del deseo”: la poesía erótica de los Siglos de Oro. This last event will take place in room J6, in Gambelas Campus, on the 15th of May 15, at 11am.

The entrance is free.

Álvaro Piquero Rodríguez graduated in Spanish: Language and Literature from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid. He is currently a researcher in training at the same University, where he develops his PhD studies, he is a member of the Menéndez Pidal University Institute and actively collaborates as a researcher at the Ramón Menéndez Pidal Foundation. He is a specialist in eroticism in the Golden Age, a topic on which he develops his PhD thesis in Digital Humanities, having worked on several research projects related to this area.