Dr. Ruben Espinosa
Hudspeth Hall, Rm. 317
Dr. Espinosa is an Associate Professor of English at the University of Texas at El Paso, where he specializes in Shakespeare and early modern studies. Dr. Espinosa received his Ph.D. in English Literature from the University of Colorado at Boulder (2008), and is the author of Masculinity and Marian Efficacy in Shakespeare’s England (2011) and co-editor of Shakespeare and Immigration (2014), a collection of essays exploring the role of the immigrant and alien in Shakespeare’s England and drama. He has published essays in Shakespeare Quarterly, Explorations in Renaissance Culture, and Literature Compass. He is currently wokring on a booklength project that employs critical race and ethnic studies to examine how the issues of race, language, ethnic identity, assimilation, and immigration not only inform our understanding of Shakespeare’s contemporary,cultural value in our diversified world, but also allow us to scrutinize the meaningful intersections of Shakespeare and Latinx identity and culture.