Social Aspects of the Panegyric in al-Andalus
The Hebrew Bible and the Vernacular in 13th-Century Castile
Esperanza Alfonso is Research Fellow at the Center for Social and Human Sciences, Spanish National Research Council. She authored Islamic Culture through Jewish Eyes: Al-Andalus from the Tenth to the Twelfth Century (2007); and coedited Late Medieval Jewish Identities: Iberia and Beyond (2010). At the Katz Center, Alfonso will examine thirteenth-century vernacular translations of the Hebrew Bible.