On April 23, students and faculty read aloud from Don Quixote continuously from 8 a.m.–8 p.m.

In addition to Spanish, excerpts were read in several other languages.

Schedule of the Day:

8 a.m.: Presentation (front porch Bosler Hall)

8:30 a.m.: Readings begin (steps of Bosler Hall)

9:30 a.m.-3 p.m.: Continuous readings (and Skype) (Bosler Atrium)

3-5 p.m.
: Multilingual readings (Biblio Café)

5 p.m.: Continuous readings and reception (Bosler Atrium)

8 p.m.
: Readings conclude

Languages in which Cervantes's Don Quixote was read: English, Spanish, Russian, French, Italian, German, Portuguese, Chinese, Japanese, Basque, Polish, Korean, and Swedish

Watch a video of some of the readings

Professor Andy MacDonald reads from Cervantes's novel in French and English.

Professor Andy MacDonald reads from Cervantes's novel in French and English.

Don Quixote impersonator, Daniel Pinzón-Jimenez, greets readers.

Don Quixote impersonator, Daniel Pinzón-Jimenez, greets readers.

A few of the many Cervantes's Don Quixote translations.

A few of the many Cervantes's Don Quixote translations.

Michael Bogdan '05, a Spanish teacher at Boiling Springs High School, stands with some of his students who read in the Don Quixote readathon.

Michael Bogdan '05, a Spanish teacher at Boiling Springs High School, stands with some of his students who read in the Don Quixote readathon.

A Dining Services employee brushes up on her Russian Don Quixote at the Biblio Café.

A Dining Services employee brushes up on her Russian Don Quixote at the Biblio Café.