Denise K. Filios

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Denise Filios
Associate Professor
DEO of the Department of Spanish & Portuguese
Interim DEO of the German Department
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Denise K. Filios is an Associate Professor in the in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at the University of Iowa. She is the author of Performing Women in the Middle Ages: Sex, Gender, and the Iberian Lyric. Her teaching and research interests include medieval Spanish literature, women in literature, performance, and North African-Spanish cultural contacts from 711 to the present. Her current book project examines stories about the conquest of Iberia in early Islamic and Hispano-Latin historiography.


Click here for her most recent article, “Playing the Goth Card in Tenth-Century Córdoba: Ibn al-Qūṭīya’s Family Traditions.”


Click here for another article, "A good story well told: memory, identity, and the conquest of Iberia."