Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

Dale Shuger

Assistant Professor- Spanish & Portuguese


  • B.A., Harvard University, Romance Languages, 2001
  • Ph.D., New York University, Spanish & Portuguese, 2008

Academic Experience

  • Assistant Professor, Tulane University, 2013-
  • Visiting Assistant Professor, Tulane University, 2012-2013
  • Assistant Professor, Columbia University, 2008-2012

Related Experience

  • Undergraduate Advisor for Spanish Majors, Tulane University, 2013-


  • MacDonald Junior Faculty Summer Grant, 2009
  • MacCracken Fellowship, 2001-2006


  • Spanish

Research & Teaching Specializations Early modern Spanish literature, Inquisition and legal history in Spain and colonial Latin America

Selected Publications

  • 2013. “A Curious Relación: Event and Account of the Auto de fe.” Bulletin of Hispanic Studies 90(4).
  • 2012. Don Quixote in the Archives: Madness in Life and Literature in Early Modern Spain. Edinburgh: Edinburgh Critical Studies in Renaissance Culture.
  • 2011. “Beyond Allegory: Meanings of Madness in Early Modern Spain.” In Diseases of the Imagination. Ed. Yasmin Haskell.
  • 2009. “Madness on Trial.” Journal of Spanish Cultural Studies 10(3): 277-297.

Latin American-Related Courses Taught in the Last 2 Years Introduction to Spanish Culture; Early Readings in Spanish Literature; Reading the Illiterate: Popular Culture in Early Modern Spain; Literature of the Spanish Golden Age; Witches, Sorcerers, and Prophets in Spain 1500-1800; Spanish Golden Age Poetry; Don Quijote de la Mancha

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