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Hispanic Studies
Medieval and Renaissance Studies
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Christian A. Johnson 215

Luis Miguel dos Santos Vicente specializes in consequences of the long history of conflict and cooperation between Christians, Jews, and Muslims for the literary and cultural evolution of the medieval kingdom of Castile and early modern Spain. His research starts at the intersection of ideas about translation, travel, and historiography interrogating how science, history, religion, and intimate contact between Christian and Muslims shaped ideas about identity and alterity from the 13th to the 16th centuries. He received his doctorate from University of Michigan in 2021.

Recent Courses Taught

  • Discovery, Magic, and Religion in Spanish Literature and Culture
  • Conversation through Spanish/Latin American film: Migración e identidades en el cine españo
  • Introduction to Hispanic Literatures: Los géneros literarios

Distinctions

  • Rackham Predoctoral Fellowship, University of Michigan, 2019-20
  • John K. Walsh Award (honorable mention), Modern Languages Association; Languages, Literatures and Cultures Medieval Iberian Forum, 2019

Select Publications

  • “Encarnar la nación. La escritura autobiográfica de Diego Duque de Estrada (1614-1645).” EHumanista, Volume 48, 2021, 319-335.
  • “Generación de Poniente. Natura y alteridad religiosa en los viajes de Pero Tafur y el Libro del infante don Pedro de Portugal.” La Corónica: A Journal of Medieval Hispanic Languages, Literatures, and Cultures, Volume 47, Number 2, Spring 2019, pp. 59-82.
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Professional Affiliations

Modern Language Association
Renaissance Society of America
The Medieval Academy of America
American Comparative Literature Association

Appointed to the Faculty

2021

Educational Background

Ph.D., University of Michigan
M.A., Universidad Complutense de Madrid
B.A., University of Salamanca

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