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Robert Felkel


Robert Felkel
Professor of Spanish
Undergraduate Advisor of Spanish

Office: (269) 387-3024

516 Sprau Tower, Mail Stop 5338

Office Hours
By appointment only during summer I.
Next office hours will be held in fall.

Mailing Address
Department of Spanish
Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5338 USA

Ph.D., Michigan State University, 1973
M.A., Boston College, 1968
B.S., Boston College, 1965

Dr. Robert Felkel is professor and undergraduate advisor of Spanish in the Department of Spanish at Western Michigan University.

Felkel specializes in medieval and Spanish Golden Age Literature, with a concentration on Don Quijote by Miguel de Cervantes. A member of the Cervantes Society of America, he has published a number of articles on the Quijote in journals such as Anuario de Letras and Anales Cervantinos, and he has produced an English translation of José Antonio Maravall's Utopía y contrautopía en el Quijote. Felkel has also published articles on aspects of contemporary Spanish culture and he is currently working on a study of homiletics in the Quijote, as well as a book-length manuscript he provisionally plans to title A Tour of Don Quijote.