Research and teaching interests
David Wacks is author of Framing Iberia: Frametales and Maqamat in Medieval Spain, published by Brill in 2007, and Double Diaspora in Sephardic Literature 1200-1550: Jewish Cultural Production before and after 1492, published by Indiana University Press in 2015, and Medieval Iberian Crusade Fiction and the Mediterranean World (University of Toronto Press: 2019). He forms part of a research group (Symbioses) working on Biblical exegesis in Alfonso X’s General estoria (13th c.). He blogs on his current research at http://davidwacks.uoregon.edu.
Fall 2014: SPAN 341 Hispanic Culture through Literature I, SPAN 407/507 Spanish Islamic Literature
The Study of al-Andalus: The Scholarship and Legacy of James T. Monroe (co-edited with Michelle M. Hamilton) (Cambridge: ILEX Foundation; Harvard University Press, 2018)
Double Diaspora: Sephardic Cultural Production Before and After 1492. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2015.
Wine, Women and Song: Hebrew and Arabic Literature in Medieval Iberia. (co-edited with Michelle M. Hamilton and Sarah J. Portnoy) (Newark, DE: Juan de la Cuesta Hispanic Monographs, 2004).
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