Assistant Professor of Spanish and Portuguese
- Ph.D. 2011, M.A. 2009, (Near Eastern Studies) Cornell; B.A. 2005, (Spanish and Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations) Yale
Personal Homepage: https://sites.google.com/a/nyu.edu/sjpearce/
Areas of Research/Interest: Hebrew and Arabic literature of Iberia; mester de clerecía; 12th- and 13th-century Castile; the translation movement; history and literature of the "tres culturas"; literary representations of Alexander the Great; history of literature; historical readings of literature; codicology
“‘The Types of Wisdom are Two in Number’: Judah ibn Tibbon’s Quotation from the Iḥyā’ ‘ulūm al-dīn,” Medieval Encounters (forthcoming).
“Alexander and the Almohads: Telling the Stories of Antiquity Before and After Las Navas,” Journal of Medieval Iberian Studies 4:1 (March, 2012): 107-11.