Luis Girón Negrón
Chair of Comparative Literature
Ph.D. Harvard University
Luis Girón Negrón is Director of Graduate Studies in the Committee on Medieval Studies and Director of Undergraduate Studies in the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures. Professor Girón's research focuses upon medieval and Golden Age Spanish literature, and on the religious and cultural life of Islamic, Jewish, and Christian communities in medieval Iberia. He is the author of Alfonso de la Torre's 'Visión Deleytable': Philosophical Rationalism and the Religious Imagination in 15th-Century Spain (Brill, 2001) and (with Laura Minervini) Las Coplas de Yosef: Entre la Biblia y el Midrash en la poesía judeoespañola (Gredos, 2006).