Faculty Profile for Dr. David Dominguez Navarro
Biography and EducationM.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 InterestsIberian Literature and History
Spanish for the Professions
Research InterestsMedieval Iberian Literature and History; Religious Minorities of the Iberian Peninsula; Biblical Exegesis; Jewish-Christian relations; Judeo-Spanish, and Sephardic Diaspora.
Medieval Jurisprudence. Dr. Navarro is currently working in collaboration with Dr. Yolanda Iglesias of University of Toronto (Canada) on Alphonso X of Castile’s legal compendium ‘Siete Partidas’ (Seven-Part Code).
Selected Scholarly/Creative Work
- Navarro, D. D. (2018). “Exilio forzado, voluntario y peregrinaje morisco en el Quijote [Forced Exile, Voluntary, and Morisco Pilgrimage in Don Quixote]. Laberinto: An Electronic Journal of Early Modern Hispanic Literatures and Culture, 11, 31–54.
- Navarro, D. D. (2018). Toledo as a Geographical and Literary Reference in the Blood Libel Legend. In A Companion to Medieval Toledo. Shared Common Spaces: Medieval Toledo 711-1517. Eds. Yasmine Beale/Rivaya, and Jason Busnic (pp. 195–218). Brill.
- Navarro, D. D. (n.d.). “The Presence of Rabbinical Exegesis in the Account of the Flood in the General Estoria.” In Conflict and Collaboration in Medieval Iberia. Eds. Kim Bergqvist, and Anthony Lappin. England: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.
- Navarro, D. D., & Iglesias, Y. (2017). “La inclusión de la ‘legítima’ como elemento desestabilizador de la nobleza en la Partida VI de Alfonso X.” Revista Canadiense de Estudios Hispánicos, 41(3), 437–457.
- Navarro, D. D. (2017). [Review of Gifts of Language: Multilingualism and Turkish-Sephardic Culture, by B. Varon]. Sephardic Horizons.
- Award / Honor Recipient: College of Liberal Arts Achievement Award for Excellence in Teaching, College of Liberal Arts. August 2018
- Award / Honor Nominee: College of Liberal Arts Nomination for Presidential Excellence Awards, College of Liberal Arts. April 2018
- Award / Honor Recipient: College of Liberal Arts Achievement Award for Excellence in Scholarly/Creative Activity, College of Liberal Arts. August 2017
- Award / Honor Recipient: National Endowment for the Arts Grant, NEA. January 2017 - August 2017
- Award / Honor Nominee: College of Liberal Arts Nomination for Presidential Excellence Awards, College of Liberal Arts. April 2017
- 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
Sigma Delta Pi (Epsilon Beta Chapter)
Raices - Refugee and Immigration Center
Academia Norteamericana de la Lengua Española
Committee member for the Spanish MA Recruitment and Program Handbook
Reviewer / Referee
Journal AJHCS - Arizona Journal of Hispanic Cultural Studies