Henry Berlin


Henry Berlin.

Henry Berlin


Henry Berlin


Assistant Professor
Director of Undergraduate Studies

Scholarly Interests

History and theory of the emotions; Medieval rhetoric and poetics; Literature, philosophy and theology; Iberian Studies

Contact Information

911 Clemens Hall

Fall 2020 Office Hours

Monday, Wednesday and Thursday -

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Office hours are via zoom. Please email Dr. Berlin for a zoom invitation.

Phone: (716) 645-2243



  • PhD, Romance Studies, Hispanic Literatures and Cultures, Cornell University, 2011
  • MA, Romance Studies, Hispanic Literatures and Cultures, Cornell University, 2009

Selected Publications

  • “Gonçalo Anes Bandarra: The Craft of Prophecy and the Literature of Apocalypse.” Hispanic Issues On Line 23 (2019): 31-54.
  • “Ramon Llull and His Contemporaries.” A Companion to Ramon Llull and Lullism. Brill’s Companions to the Christian Tradition, vol. 82. Ed. Amy M. Austin and Mark D. Johnston. Leiden: Brill, 2018. 18-45.
  • “Eucharistic Thought and Imperial Longing in Portugal from Amadeus da Silva’s Apocalypsis Nova (1502) to António Vieira’s História do Futuro (1663-1667).” Beyond Sight: Engaging the Senses in Iberian Literatures and Cultures, 1200-1750. Ed. Ryan Giles and Steven Wagschal. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2018. 225-42.
  • “Alfonso de Madrigal, el Tostado, on the Politics of Friendship.” Hispanic Review 84.2 (2016): 147-69.
  • Invited editor, Arts of Finding Truth: Approaching Ramon Llull, 700 Years Later. eHumanista/IVITRA 8 (2015): 1-159.
  • “The Willing Reader of Duarte’s Leal Conselheiro.” Journal of Medieval Iberian Studies 5.2 (2013): 204-19.

Courses Taught

  • SPA509: Poetics of the Passions in Medieval Iberia
  • SPA449: Travel, Trouble, and Truth in Medieval Spanish Literature
  • SPA301: Survey of Spanish Literature: Middle Ages to the Seventeenth Century
  • SPA207/208: Conversation and Composition