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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 and French 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, VicenteAleixandre, 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 The Myth of the Andalusian Paradise: Muslims, Christians and Jews under Islamic Rule in Medieval Spain, now translated into Spanish as El Mito del Paraiso Andalusí: Musulmanes, Cristianos y Judíos bajo el Dominio Islámico en la España Medieval and into French as Chrétiens, Juifs et Musulmans dans al-Andalus: Mythes et Réalités de l’Espagne Islamique (with a Prologue by French philosopher, Arabist, Hellenist and Hebraist Rémi Brague); 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, ed. Paul Cantor (Auburn: Ludwig von Mises Institute, 2005), 99-165
"A Meta-Critical Examination of Scholarship in English on the Otherness of Al-andalus" eHumanista 37(December 2017): 268-281
Review of D. Hershenzon, The Captive Sea. Slavery, Communication, and Commerce in Early Modern Spain and the Mediterranean (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2018) published in Bulletin of Hispanic Studies (University of Liverpool) 96 (2019).
Articles in Le Figaro Histoire No. 36 (February 2018), pp. 49-60.
Interviewed by Radio Ya, Spain, in the Program "Cita con la Historia," on the "Spanish Reconquista and the Destruction of the Christian Civilization of the Visigoths by the Islamic Conquest" (November 1 2018).
Review of The Myth of the Andalusian Paradise: Muslims, Christians and Jews under Islamic Rule in Medieval Spain by Arabist Felipe Maillo Salgado (University of Salamanca) in Studia Historica (University of Salamanca) Vol 36, No. 2 (2018): 223-225
Paper on “La vision d’al-Andalus chez les historiens anglo-saxons,” at the Colloque sur al-Andalus of the Association pour l’Histoire, Paris, October 6 2019
Interview with Professor Gad Saad, June 9, 2017
Interview with Real Crusades History, December 19 2016
“Escaping Havana” Review of the Trebica Festival Awards Winner Film “Una Noche,” Law and Liberty (2014).
"Cervantes and Islam" in Cervantes y su mundo 3, ed. K. Reichenberger (Kassel: Reichenberger, 2005) at
Shock and Awe, Eighth-Century Style: The Muslim Conquest of Spain
"Don Quixote Redivivus" in Cervantes in the English Speaking World, ed. Dario Fernandez-Morera & Michael Hanke (Kassel-Barcelona: Reichenberger, 2005) 165-191 at
https://books.google.com/booksid=cl_ax1FAM64C&printsec=frontcover&dq= Cervantes+in+the+English+Speaking+World&hl=en&sa=X&ved= 0ahUKEwiFvYeV3rTLAhXI6CYKHWFfA7YQ6AEIJjAA#v=onepage&q= Cervantes%20in%20the%20English%20Speaking%20World&f=false
”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.
“Inca Garcilaso’s Comentarios Reales: or Who Tells the Story of a Conquered Civilization,” Comparative Civilizations Review 58 (2008): 6-19.
Review of The Myth of the Andalusian Paradise: Muslims, Christians and Jews under Islamic Rule in Medieval Spain by Professor of Medieval History Julia Pavón Benito, University of Navarra, Middle East Quarterly (Summer 2016) vol. 23 No. 3:
Review of The Myth of the Andalusian Paradise: Muslims, Christians and Jews under Islamic Rule in Medieval Spain by Professor of Medieval History Alberto Ferreiro, Seattle Pacific University, Anuario de Historia de la Iglesia 26 (2017): 574-576
Review of The Myth of the Andalusian Paradise: Muslims, Christians and Jews under Islamic Rule in Medieval Spain by Professor Danusha Goska, William Paterson University, April 26, 2016