Josiah Blackmore

Josiah Blackmore

Nancy Clark Smith Professor of the Language and Literature of Portugal
Ph.D. Harvard University
Chair of the Standing Committee on Medieval Studies
Josiah Blackmore

Josiah Blackmore is a scholar of Iberian literature and culture, with a focus on medieval and early modern Portuguese writing. He is the author of Manifest Perdition: Shipwreck Narrative and the Disruption of Empire(University of Minnesota Press, 2002) and Moorings: Portuguese Expansion and the Writing of Africa (University of Minnesota Press, 2009), and editor of Queer Iberia: Sexualities, Cultures, and Crossings from the Middle Ages to the Renaissance (Duke University Press, 1999).

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