Faculty Profile for Dr. David Dominguez Navarro

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Dr. David Dominguez Navarro
Associate Professor — Dept of World Languages & Literatures
CENT 134
phone: (512) 245-2370

Biography Section

Biography and Education

M.A. and Ph.D. in Hispanic Studies from Western University (London, Ontario, Canada).
B.A. and M.A. in English Studies from University of Valladolid (Spain), and University College Dublin (Ireland).

Teaching Interests

Iberian Literature and History
Biblical Exegesis
Spanish for the Professions

Research Interests

Medieval Iberian Literature and History; Religious Minorities of the Iberian Peninsula; Biblical Exegesis; Jewish-Christian relations; Judeo-Spanish, and Sephardic Diaspora. Medieval Jurisprudence.

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Navarro, D. D. (n.d.). Viewing Disability in Medieval Spanish Texts: Disgraced or Graced [Review of Viewing Disability in Medieval Spanish Texts: Disgraced or Graced, by C. Scarborough]. Arizona Journal of Hispanic Cultural Studies.
  • Navarro, D. D. (n.d.). “Berceo’s Virgin Mary and the Jews: Salvation or Punishment in El judezno (16) and Los judíos de Toledo (18).” In Maria Mediatrix: Gonzalo de Berceo’s Milagros de Nuestra Señora. Eds. Paul Larson, and Paul Nelson. Maria Mediatrix: Gonzalo de Berceo’s Milagros de Nuestra Señora. Eds. Paul Larson, and Paul Nelson. Juan de la Cuesta Hispanic Monographs.
  • Navarro, D. D. (n.d.). “Nunca mayor sobervia comidió Luçifer”’: Límites del conocimiento y cultura claustral en el Libro de Alexandre. [Review of “Nunca mayor sobervia comidió Luçifer”’: Límites del conocimiento y cultura claustral en el Libro de Alexandre., by F. Riva]. Bulletin Hispanique. France. Retrieved from https://journals.openedition.org/bulletinhispanique/
  • Navarro, D. D. (n.d.). “Anti-Muslim Portrayal of Hagar and Ishmael in Alfonso X’s General estoria.” eHumanista: Journal on Iberian Studies, 52.
  • Navarro, D. D., & Iglesias, Y. (2021). “Revalorización de los conceptos de pecado y delito en las Siete Partidas y en las Cantigas de Santa Maria: estrategias jurídicas y literarias de Alfonso X.” La Corónica. A Journal of Medieval Hispanic Languages, Literatures & Cultures, 48(2), 69–102.

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Recipient: Texas State University - Sigma Delta Pi, Chapter Beta-Epsilon “Honor Chapter” Award for Outstanding Activities, Honorary Hispanic Society. September 2021
  • Award / Honor Recipient: College of Liberal Arts Achievement Award for Excellence in Service, College of Liberal Arts. August 2021
  • Award / Honor Recipient: 2020 John K. Walsh Ward, La corónica. A Journal of Medieval Hispanic Languages, Literatures & Cultures. December 2020
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Texas State University - Sigma Delta Pi, Chapter Beta-Epsilon “Honor Chapter” Award for Outstanding Activities, Honorary Hispanic Society. August 2020
  • Award / Honor Recipient: 8th Annual Recipient of the Phoenix Award for Exemplary Activity, Texas State University - Sigma Delta Pi, Chapter Epsilon-Beta, Honorary Hispanic Society. August 2019

Selected Grants

  • Navarro, David Dominguez (Co-Principal), Beale-Rivaya, Yasmine (Co-Principal). ASPHS Grant (Association for Spanish and Portuguese Historical Studies), $ 500.00. Co-Principal with Dr. Yasmine Beale-Rivaya (Department of Global Languages and Literatures), Private / Foundation / Corporate, $500. (Funded: April 25, 2019). Grant.
  • Navarro, David Dominguez (Co-Principal), Falocco, Joseph (Co-Principal). National Endowment for the Arts, Federal, $20000. (Funded: March 2017 - August 2017). Grant.
  • Navarro, David (Co-Principal), Beale-Rivaya, Yasmine (Co-Principal). Forbidden Scriptures: Interreligious Exegesis in Medieval Spanish Historiography, Canadian Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Canadian Humanities Fund (SSHRC), $64982. (Submitted: December 1, 2015, Funded: April 13, 2016 - Present). Grant.

Selected Service Activities

Proctor and Examiner
Spanish Exams for The City of Seguin Employees
April 26, 2022-Present
Numerary Member
Academia Norteamericana de la Lengua Española
December 2021-Present
Participant
Liberal Arts Representative – Faculty Advisory Council to the Vice President for Student Affairs
August 1, 2021-Present
Proctor and Examiner
Spanish Exams for The City of Seguin Employees
February 2021-Present
Questionnaire and Official Documentation Translator
San Antonio Police Department (San Antonio, Texas, USA)
2019-Present