The University of Massachusetts Amherst
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Albert Lloret

Associate Professor & Director of Spanish and Catalan Studies

Albert Lloret is an associate professor of Spanish and Catalan specializing in the literature of the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. He serves as director of Spanish and Portuguese Studies at UMass Amherst since the fall of 2018. Among his current projects and fothcoming publications are studies of space in lyric poetry, sixteenth-century engagements with medieval texts, the printing of chivalric romance Tirant lo Blanc, and (in collaboration with Michael Papio) a critical edition of Giovanni Boccaccio’s geographical dictionary De montibus. He is one of the Founding Editors of Digital Philology and a General Editor of Translat Library 

Research Areas

  • Medieval and Renaissance Iberian Literatures
  • Textual Scholarship
  • Translation Studies
  • Digital Humanities



Edited collections

Selected articles and book chapters

Courses Recently Taught

Spanish 312: Oral and Written Expression
Spanish 320: Literary Currents - Spain I
Spanish 497PS: Poetry and the Production of Space
Spanish 597ET: Editorial Theory for Digital Environments
Spanish 697DQ: Don Quixote
Spanish 697PS: Poetry and the Production of Space
Spanish 797R: Renaissance Readers, Medieval Texts