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California State University
J. David Jerez-Gomez
Title:Professor of Spanish
College:College of Arts and Letters
Department:World Languages & Literatures
Office:UH 201.45
Courses:SPAN 515E Libro de buen amor y La Celestina. SPAN 625E Spanish Early Modern Poetry and Drama SPAN 625A Cervantes’ Don Quijote. SPAN 654A Modern 19th Century Spanish Peninsular Novel. SPAN 446 Medieval and Renaissance Literature, SPAN 410 Spanish Peninsular Culture. SPAN 371 Survey of Peninsular Literature: Medieval to Early Modern Spain. Composition SPAN 302 and SPAN 402. Spanish Language Intermediate (SPAN 201-03), Beginner (SPAN 101-03).
Education:B.A. in Spanish Philology 1997, B.A. in English Philology 1998 (study abroad in Edinburgh University, Scotland), Universidad de Granada. M.A. in Spanish Literature and Language 2000, Kansas State University. Ph.D. in Spanish Literature with specialization in Early Modern Period 2006, University of California, Davis.
Research Interests:While in UC Davis participated in the Folk Literature of the Sephardic Jews and Ballad Project with Prof. Samuel G. Armistead: Main field of research is the performance and oral public transmission of Early Modern Literature, oralization of the written text in social contexts of Golden Age Spain. Presentations in this field at the Society of Renaissance and Baroque Hispanic Poetry, Renaissance Conference of Southern California, Asociación Internacional de Hispanistas, Cervantes Symposium of California, and upcoming at the Medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque Interdisciplinary Symposium. Further interest in the literature and culture of Spanish Golden Age minority groups such as the moriscos and women writers of the time.
Specialization:Spanish Literature, Early Modern and Golden Age Spanish Literature, Medieval Spanish Literature.