Darío Fernández-Morera Associate Professor

Fernández Morera teaches courses in Golden Age and Medieval Spanish literature, culture and history. He has served in the United States National Council for the Humanities.  His writings include several books and editions and many articles and review articles in English and Spanish on cultural, historical and theoretical and methodological issues in Spain, Latin America and the United States, the encounter between Europeans and Amerindians, Cervantes, Garcilaso de la Vega, Fray Luis de León, Inca Garcilaso, Vicente Aleixandre, Islamic Spain, and Modernism.  He has published articles, reviewed books and served as consultant and reader for History of European Ideas, The European Legacy, Symposium, Hispanic Review, the National Endowment for the Humanities, Canadian Review of Comparative Literature, Revista Canadiense de Estudios Hispánicos, Comparative Civilizations Review, Modern Age, etc.  Among his publications are American Academia and the Survival of Marxist Ideas; The Lyre and the Oaten Flute: Garcilaso and the Pastoral; Fray Luis: Poesía (ed); Europe and its Encounter with the Amerindians (ed.); Cervantes in the English Speaking World (ed. with M. Hanke); Cervantes y su mundo II (ed with K. Reichenberger).  He is the recipient of the 2008 award for Graduate Teaching Excellence from the School of Continuing Studies.  He has served as Director of Undergraduate Studies in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese

Sample publications online: 

“Cervantes and Economic Theory,” in Literature and the Economics of Liberty PDF


"The Myth of the Andalusian Paradise," Intercollegiate Review, vol. 41, no. 2


and directly as PDF


"The Truth About Islamic Spain" in International Society for the Comparative Study of Civilizations Newsletter (Winter 2010), p. 11


"Don Quixote Redivivus" in Cervantes in the English Speaking World, ed. Dario Fernandez-Morera & Michael Hanke


"Cervantes and Islam" in Cervantes y su mundo 3, ed. K. Reichenberger at


”Cervantes’ Theory and Practice of the Modern Novel,” in double issue of CIEFL Bulletin vol. 15 no. 2 and vol. 16 no. 1, pp.  49-66.

A tv interview on Jorge Luis Borges


A tv interview on Francisco de Vitoria: