By Kevin Ingram
Converso and Morisco are the phrases utilized to these Jews and Muslims who switched over to Christianity in huge numbers and customarily below duress in overdue medieval Spain. The Converso and Morisco Studies courses will research the results of those mass conversions for the converts themselves, for his or her heirs (also often called Conversos and Moriscos) and for medieval and sleek Spanish tradition. because the essays during this first quantity attest, the learn of the Converso and Morisco phenomena is not just vital for these students curious about Spanish society and tradition, yet for lecturers in all places drawn to the problems of identification, Otherness, nationalism, spiritual intolerance and the demanding situations of modernity. individuals are Michel Boeglin, William Childers, Barbara Fuchs, Mercedes Garcia-Arenal, Juan Gil, Luis M. Giron-Negron, Kevin Ingram, Francisco Marquez Villanueva, Mark D. Meyerson, Vincent Parello, Francisco Pena Fernandez, Fernando Rodriguez Mediano, Elaine Wertheimer, Nadia Zeldes, and Leonor Zozaya Montes."