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Adam Mahler

Tutorial Board Teaching Fellow 2024-2025

Graduate Student in Romance Languages and Literatures

Adam Mahler is a doctoral candidate in Romance Languages and Literatures at Harvard University, where he specializes in medieval Iberian literature as well as early environmental and ethnorepresentative writing. His articles have appeared or are forthcoming in Journal of Medieval Iberian StudiesLa corónicaHispanic Review, and Speculum. He is the translator and editor of Camilo Pessanha’s Clepsydra and Other Poems (University of Massachusetts Press, 2022) and Shem Tov Ardutiel’s Moral Proverbs and Other Old Castilian Poems of Jewish Authorship, forthcoming with the Dumbarton Oaks Medieval Library at Harvard University Press. 


Research Fields: medieval and early modern Iberian literature; the environment; ethnorace; Macanese literature; modernism; Sephardic, Jewish and Hispano-Semitic literatures; translation; ecdotics 



Ph.D., Harvard University, Romance Languages and Literatures (in progress)

M.A., Harvard University, Romance Languages and Literatures, 2022

B.A., Yale University, English and Portuguese Literatures, 2017 



English, Portuguese, Spanish; Italian, French, Provençal/Catalan (reading); Latin and Biblical Hebrew


Dissertation title: “Subject Formation and Climate Transformation in Iberian and Ibero-American Literatures, 1200-1600”