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 Dr. Carl Wise received his Ph.D. in Romance Languages at the University of Georgia. His research focuses on political and ideological discourse of Spain’s Atlantic empire.


LowCountry Digital History Initiative

Folger Fellowship


Lowcountry Digital History Initiative Project


Journal Articles

“América desencuadernada por Lope de Vega: Texto y escritura en El nuevo mundo descubierto por Cristóbal Colón.Bulletin of Hispanic Studies 92.2 (2015): 121-36.

“Playing the Crowd: Interpretive History and Audience Participation in Lope de Vega’s La inocente sangre.”Hispanófila 173 (2014): 41-54.

“Eclipsed Autonomy: Celestial Images and the Free Will Debate in Antonio Mira de Amescua’s Álvaro de Luna Plays.”Bulletin of the Comediantes 66.2 (2014): 109-22.

Digital Humanities Project

“African Laborers for a New Empire: Iberia, Slavery, and the Atlantic World. Lowcountry Digital History Initiative. Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture. Charleston, 2014. Coauthored with David Wheat. (http://ldhi.library.cofc.edu/exhibits/show/african_laborers_for_a_new_emp)

Conference Papers

“Urban Stages: Digital Mapping and Performance Studies of the Early Modern City.” Mountain Interstate Foreign Language Conference. Charleston, 2015

“Baroque Authorship: Collaborative Writing in Mira de Amescua and Luis de Belmonte’s Martir de Madrid.” Kentucky Foreign Language Conference, 2013

Interpretive History and Popular Legend in Lope de Vega’s La inocente sangre.”Kentucky Foreign Language Conference. Lexington, April, 2012

“Shadow of the King: Eclipsing Authority in Mira de Amescua’s Próspera fortuna andAdversa fortuna de don Álvaro de Luna.” South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) Conference. Atlanta, November, 2010

“No fiar en el papel: Texto e imaginación en El nuevo mundo descubierto por Cristóbal Colón de Lope de Vega.” Kentucky Foreign Language Conference. Lexington, April, 2010

 “Neutralizing Otherness: Muslim Virtue in Late Medieval Captivity Romance,” International Congress on Medieval Studies. Kalamazoo, Michigan. May, 2008

Book Reviews

 Alegorías del poder: Crisis imperial y comedia nueva (2009), by Antonio Carreño-Rodríguez. Revista de Estudios Hispánicos 45.2 (Spring 2011): 489-90.   

The Discourse of Courtly Love in Seventeenth-Century Spanish Theater (2008), by Robert Bayliss. Calíope: Journal of the Society for Renaissance and Baroque Hispanic Poetry 15.2 (2009): 94-97.

 A Companion to Lope de Vega (2008), edited by Alexander Samson and Jonathan Thacker. Bulletin of the American Academy of Research Historians of Medieval Spain (Fall 2009): 30-33.


Folger Shakespeare Library Short Term Fellowship, 2013

College of Charleston Faculty Research and Development Grant, 2013

University of Georgia Dissertation Completion Fellowship, 2010-2011

University of Georgia Dean’s Award for Arts and Humanities, 2010


Office: JC Long 116

Phone: (843) 953-7301

Email: wiseca@cofc.edu

Department of Hispanic Studies
College of Charleston
66 George Street
Charleston, SC 29424



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