Matthew Goldmark

Matthew Goldmark

Contact Information

Position:
Assistant Professor
Office Location
Rm. 357C, Diffenbaugh
Phone
N/A
Program
Spanish
Office Hours

TH 2:00 - 3:00 pm

Matthew Goldmark (PhD Hispanic Studies, University of Pennsylvania) is Assistant Professor of Spanish, specializing in colonial Latin American studies with an emphasis on early modern empire, gender and sexuality studies, and Latinx studies. His current book project, Forms of Attachment: Composition and Kinship in Colonial Spanish America, examines how intimacy organized Spanish empire. His research has appeared in Colonial Latin American Review and GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies. In 2018, he received the award for the “Best Article in Colonial Latin American Studies by a Junior Scholar” from the Colonial Section of the Latin American Studies Association.

Research Interests

Colonial Latin America and Iberian empires
Latinx studies
Gender and sexuality studies
Queer studies
Indigenous literatures and cultural studies

Courses Taught

Imperial (Non)Fictions: Ethnography, Essay, and History
Latinx Studies: Reading and Writing the Past
Empire and Intimacy in Colonial Spanish America
Introduction to Hispanic Cultural Studies

Selected Publications

  • “Settling Down: Itinerant Empire and the Ends of Conquest in El Burlador de Sevilla.” Bulletin of Hispanic Studies, forthcoming.
  • “Formal Encounters: Education, Evangelization, and the Reproduction of Custom in Seventeenth-Century Peru,” in Curious Encounters: Voyaging, Collecting, and Making Knowledge in the Long Eighteenth Century, eds. Adriana Craciun and Mary Terrall. University of Toronto Press, 2018, 189-205.
  • “Reading Habits: Catalina de Erauso and the Subjects of Early Modern Spanish Gender and Sexuality.” Colonial Latin American Review 24.2 (2015): 215-235. 
  • “National Drag: The Language of Inclusion in RuPaul’s Drag Race.” GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies. 21.4 (2015): 501-520.
  • Formal Encounters: Education, Evangelization, and the Reproduction of Custom in Seventeenth-Century Peru,” in Curious Encounters: Voyaging, Collecting, and Making Knowledge in the Long Eighteenth Century, eds. Adriana Craciun and Mary Terrall. University of Toronto Press, 2018, 189-205.