Elizabeth Spragins


Spanish Department

Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Stanford University
M.A., University of Pennsylvania

Fields: early modern Mediterranean studies, early modern Iberian literature, historiography, Critical Race Studies, death studies, theories of the body


Contact Information

Office Phone: 508-793-3961
Office: Stein 405


  • Spanish 202 - Intermediate Spanish II
  • Spanish 301 - Composition and Conversation
  • Spanish 402 - Don Quixote

Recent Work

  • Forthcoming 2020. “Cuerpos, cuernos, and espadas ceñidas: Corpses and the Writing of Catalina de Erauso’s Authoritative Body.” ConSecuencias 1
  • Forthcoming 2020. “Podcasting Las Casas and Robert E. Lee: A Case Study in Historicizing Race.” In Teaching Race in the Renaissance, eds. Anna Wainwright and Matthieu Chapman (Tempe, AZ: Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies). 
  • 2017. “Embodied Authority: The Virgin, Audience, and the Body of the Devotee in Marian Miracles.” La corónica 45, no. 2: 9–36.​

Involved In

  • Spanish Club
  • Medieval and Renaissance Studies