Lucia Costigan

Associate Professor

Lucia Costigan is Associate Professor of Luso-Brazilian Literatures and Cultures in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese. She has devoted much of her professional career to the investigation of the crypto-Jews of Portugal, Spain, and the New World. She has also published extensively on Colonial Latin American Literatures and Early Modern Luso-Brazilian and Peninsular literatures and cultures. Her book, Through Cracks in the Wall: Modern Inquisitions and New Christian Letrados in the Iberian Atlantic Word (Brill, 2010), is an important contribution to Jewish, Spanish and Portuguese studies.

Areas of Expertise
  • Contemporary Brazilian and Latin American colonial literatur
  • MA, Spanish (and a Certificate in Interdisciplinary Latin American Studies) University of Pittsburgh, 1985
  • PhD, University of Pittsburgh, 1988

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