Clara Pascual-Argente


Pascual-Argente is Assistant Professonr at Rhodes College (Manphis, USA). She specializes in medieval Spanish literature and culture, with an emphasis on its relationship to other European literatures. Her current research focuses on the textual and visual treatment of classical narratives in medieval Castile as it relates to the construction of a European cultural memory of Antiquity for the lay elites; she is also interested in medieval translation, cinematic adaptations and transpositions of medieval and early modern literary works, and the interplay of gender and genre in medieval literature. During the 2013-2014 academic year, Prof. Pascual-Argente was the Andrew W. Mellon Fellow in Medieval Studies at the University of Notre Dame’s Medieval Institute.