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Vicente Perez De Leon

Honorary
Languages And Linguistics
arts & humanities
literature, romance
literature
'don-quijote'
cusa
cervantes,
persiles
bruno
quixote
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Vicente Perez De Leon

 

Spanish Early Modern and Medieval Studies Assistant Professor at Elon University (two years) and Associate Professor at Oberlin College (ten years) in the United States. Vicente taught at the University of Melbourne since 2010 until 2017, when he became Honorary Fellow, after accepting his current position as Professor and Head of School at the School of Modern Languages and Cultures, University of Glasgow.

He is the author of more than seventy articles on film, Hispanic migrants in Australia, public celebrations, courtly culture, Spanish Golden Age drama and narrative, picaresque novel, Giordano Bruno, Huarte de San Juan, Lope de Vega, Cervantes, Alonso de Castillo Solórzano and Early Modern Science. He has authored three monographs. The first one on Cervantes' short drama, Tablas destempladas (2005); the second one on Cervantes' narrative, Cervantes y el Cuarto Misterio (University of Melbourne Woodward Medal for the Humanities and Social Sciences 2011). Both of them are published in the Centro de Estudios Cervantinos. His most recent book, Histéresis creativa (2016, University of North Carolina Press), investigates how the sense and culture of loyalty in the Spanish court of Philip III contributed to the formation of Spanish Golden Age culture. He is currently completing his fourth sole author monograph "Cervantes antisupersticioso" to be publshed this year. Vicente has been a two-time fellow of National Endowment for the Humanities Institutes in 1999 and 2009.
He has been a member of the editorial board of the early modern drama journal The Bulletin of the Comediantes for more than 13 years. He is currently member of the editorial boards of the Anuario de Estudios cervantinos, the Cincinnati Romance Review and Theatralia. He is peer reviewer of Cervantes Co. Hispanic Monographs, Anales Cervantinos, Cervantes, Journal of Hispanic Cultural Studies, Hispania and the Bulletin of Hispanic Studies. His articles have been published in Anales Cervantinos, Anuario de Estudios Cervantinos, The Bulletin of the Comediantes, Bulletin of Hispanic Studies, Hispania, Hispanófila, Theatralia and Symposium, among other scholarly journals. He has presented his research several times at the annual MLA convention, most recently in 2020 and has been invited to lecture, among other institutions, at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Universidad de Córdoba, University of Massachussets at Armherst, University of Chicago, CELAS at Melbourne, the Ian Potter Museum, Vanderbilt University, University of North Carolina, The National Gallery of Victoria and the State Library of Victoria.His research interests include Early Modern science and the politics of public and private spectacular culture, together with the interaction between contemporary politics and economics in great world narratives.

Scholarly Works

Displaying the 107 most recent scholarly works by Vicente Perez De Leon.

Honours, Awards and Fellowships

2012

Woodward Medal for the Humanities and Social Sciences, 2011

University of Melbourne

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Credentials

Positions


Honorary

Languages And Linguistics

Education


Ph D in Spanish and Minor in Comparative Literature

Indiana University

M.A. Arts (Spanish Literature)

Villanova University

Ph D (ABD) English

Complutense University of Madrid

M.A. Translation

Complutense University of Madrid

Bachelor in English

Complutense University of Madrid