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Bernardo S. Hinojosa
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Bernardo Hinojosa

Assistant Professor of English

Bernardo S. Hinojosa is an assistant professor of English at St. Norbert College. He is passionate about fostering interdisciplinary work and conversations that bring together humanistic modes of inquiry with those of the STEM fields.

Hinojosa’s studies focus on premodern literature and intellectual history from classical antiquity to the early modern period, with a particular emphasis on late medieval England (1200-1500). His current research focuses on the development of experimentalist thinking in the literature and natural philosophy of medieval Europe.

  • ENGL 150 Literature and Writing: Premodern Ecologies
  • ENGL 225 Survey of English Literature I
  • ENGL 322 Medieval Literature: Dreams and Visions
  • ENGL 339 Shakespeare

  • B.A. – Columbia University
  • M.Phil. – University of Cambridge
  • Ph.D. – University of California, Berkeley

  • Medieval and early modern literature
  • History and philosophy of science
  • Environmental humanities
  • Classical rhetoric and poetics
  • Religious difference in premodern Europe
  • History of text technologies

“The Shapes of the Speculum Christiani: Scribal Technique and Literary Aesthetics in Fifteenth-Century England.” New Medieval Literatures 23 (2023): 219-92. Winner of the NML Scholars of Colour Essay Prize.

“Why Medieval Allegory?” Review essay of Katharine Breen, Machines of the Mind: Personification in Medieval Literature and Nicolette Zeeman, The Arts of Disruption: Allegory and “Piers Plowman.” Qui Parle 30, no. 2. 421-38.