James Stephen Amelang - Brief Curriculum Vitae#


AFFILIATION: Professor of Early Modern History, Departamento de Historia Moderna
Universidad Autónoma, Madrid

EDUCATION:
  • 1970 74 B.A., Oberlin College. Majors: History and Spanish
  • 1974 76 M.A., Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies
  • 1976 81 Ph.D., History Department, Princeton University (awarded Jan. 1982)

EMPLOYMENT:
  • 1980 81: Academic Assistant, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, N.J.
  • 1981 90: Assistant, then Associate Professor, History Department, University of Florida
  • Spring 1984 Visiting Fellow, History Department, Princeton University
  • 1988-89: Visiting Professor, University of Alcalá (Madrid, Spain)
  • 1989 to present: Full Professor, Autonomous University of Madrid, Spain
  • Fall 1993: Visiting Research Scholar, School of Architecture, Yale University
  • Visiting Research Scholar, History Department, University of Connecticut
  • Summer 1999: Visiting Scholar, Center For Medieval and Renaissance Studies, UCLA
  • Fall 2000: Visiting Professor, History Department, Yale University
  • Visiting Research Scholar, History Department, University of Connecticut

MAIN PUBLICATIONS:

Honored Citizens of Barcelona: Patrician Culture and Class Relations, 1490-1714 (Princeton University Press, 1986), 259pp. Spanish translation in 1986.

[Editor and translator] A Journal of the Plague Year: The Diary of the Barcelona Tanner Miquel Parets, 1651 (Oxford University Press, 1991), 171pp. Catalan version in 1989.

The Flight of Icarus: Artisan Autobiography in Early Modern Europe (Stanford University Press, 1998), 497pp. Spanish translation in 2003.

'People of the Ribera' and Other Essays on Early Modern Barcelona, trans. J. Villanueva (EUMO, Vic, 2008), 259pp. [in Catalan]

Parallel Histories: Jewish and Islamic Converts in Early Modern Spain, trans. J. Blasco (Akal, Madrid, 2011), 366pp. [in Spanish]

[Co-Editor with María Tausiet] The Devil in the Early Modern Era (Marcial Pons, Madrid, 2004), 384pp. [in Spanish]

[Co-Editor with María Tausiet] Accidents of the Soul: Emotions in the Early Modern Era (Abada Editores, Madrid, 2009), 414pp. [in Spanish]
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