David Castillo


David Castillo.

David Castillo


David Castillo


Scholarly Interests

Early Modern and Baroque Studies; Spanish Golden Age; Fantasy and Horror; Cultural criticism

Contact Information

929 Clemens Hall

Spring 2021 Office Hours

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Phone: (716) 645-0869



  • PhD, University of Minnesota
  • MA, University of Minnesota
  • Licenciado, Universidad de Granada

Selected Publications

  • Medialogies: Reading Reality in the Age of Inflationary Media (Bloomsbury, 2016). Co-authored with William Egginton.
  • Zombie Talk: Culture, History, Politics. Palgrave, 2016. Co-authored with David Schmid, David Reilly and John Browning.
  • Spectacle and Topophilia: Reading Early Modern and Postmodern Spanish Cultures. Eds. David Castillo and Bradley Nelson. Vanderbilt University Press, 2012.
  • Baroque Horrors: Roots of the Fantastic in the Age of Curiosities. University of Michigan Press, 2010. Paperback, 2012.
  • Reason and Its Others: Italy, Spain, and the New World. Eds. David Castillo and Massimo Lollini. Nashville: Vanderbilt University Press, 2006.
  • (A)Wry Views: Anamorphosis, Cervantes, and the Early Picaresque. West Lafayette, Indiana: Purdue University Press. Purdue Studies in Romance Languages, 2001.

Courses Taught

  • Theory and Politics of Horror
  • Cultural Theory
  • Cervantes
  • The Picaresque
  • Baroque Theater
  • Spanish Golden Age Culture