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Inclement Weather Update

Due to current weather conditions, Skidmore College will suspend operations tomorrow, Sunday, January 20, 2019.

Residence halls and the dining hall will remain open for students on campus and those who are able to return to campus on Sunday. However, all other scheduled activities have been cancelled.

Essential staff should report as scheduled. Facilities Services will continue to work throughout the storm. Read more at

World Languages and Literatures

Grace BurtonGrace Burton

Associate Professor of Spanish

Office:  Palamountain 431
Phone: (518) 580-5203

Resources for Students

El Maestro de escrima (Burton)


  • Ph.D., Duke University
  • B.A., Bucknell University 

Teaching Interests

  • Spanish language and literature at all levels
  • Survey of Spanish Literature
  • Advanced Courses on Golden Age Literature
  • Cervante's Don Quijote 

Research Interests

  • Golden Age Poetry and Theater
  • Cervantes
  • Intellectual History
  • History of Science
  • History of Mathematics