John Dagenais

E-mail: Phone: 310-825-9922 Office: Rolfe 5334

Teaching: 2014-2015

Fall Quarter 2014
Research Quarter

Winter Quarter 2015
Spanish 42
Spanish 221: Close Readings: Libro de buen amor and Celestina

Spring Quarter 2015
Spanish 130: El Camino de Santiago
Spanish 262A: Medieval Iberian Lyric Traditions

Summer 2015
“BARCELONA: The Story of a City, Its Art and Cultures,” UCLA Travel Study Program
July 4-July 27, 2015


  • Medieval Iberian Literatures and Cultures (Castilian,Catalan, Galician-Portuguese, Latin, Occitan)
  • Manuscript Culture
  • The Mediterranean
  • Medieval/Postcolonial
  • Medieval Art and Architecture
  • Digital Humanities
  • Pilgrimage and the Camiño de Santiago



  • “That Bothersome Residue: Toward a Theory of the Physical Text.” Vox Intexta: Orality and Textuality in the Middle Ages. Eds. A.N. Doane and Carol Braun Pasternack. Madison: U of Wisconsin P, 1991. 246-59.
  • Decolonizing the Middle Ages. Intro. and ed. with Margaret Greer. Special issue of The Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies 30.3 (Fall 2000). 160 pp.
  • The Postcolonial Laura.” Special issue of Modern Language Quarterly on The Postcolonial Past, ed. Barbara Fuchs and David J. Baker MLQ 65 (September 2004): 365-389.
  • “Decolonizing the Medieval Page.” The Future of the Page. Ed. Andrew Taylor and Peter Stoicheff. Toronto, U of Toronto P, 2004. 37-70. The Future of the Page Conference
  • “Medieval Spanish Literature in the Twenty-First Century.” Cambridge History of Spanish Literature. Ed. David Gies. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2004. 39-57. Reprinted 2009.
  • “The Role of the Refrain in the Cantigas de Santa Maria.” La pluma es lengua del alma: Ensayos en Honor de E. Michael Gerli. Ed. José Manuel Hidalgo. Newark, DE: Juan de la Cuesta, 2011. 79-95.
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