Dr. Sophia Nuñez is the 2021-2022 USC-Huntington Early Modern Studies Institute Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Southern California. She received a BA from Washington University in St. Louis and a PhD in Spanish and Portuguese from Princeton University. Before coming to USC, she was a lecturer of Spanish at the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor. Her research and teaching address early modern Spanish literature, race and religion in the early modern Hispanic world, book history, reading culture, and gender and sexuality studies. She has forthcoming articles about the 1587 Inquisition case against Eleno/Elena de Céspedes and has been researching the Real Biblioteca del Escorial since 2011. Her current book project is titled Cuerpos de libros: The Corporeality of Books in the Early Modern Hispanic World. In her spare time, she enjoys bookbinding.

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