Ángel María Rañales Pérez

School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures - Department of Spanish and Portuguese
Ph.D. Student and University Graduate Studies Fellow
President of GRASP
Advisor: Isidro Rivera
Primary office:
Wescoe Hall 2033
University of Kansas
Lawrence, KS


Ángel María Rañales Pérez is a second-year PhD student in the Spanish and Portuguese Department. His research interests include literature, culture and legal-military documentation from medieval Iberia, with a particular attention to Castile and fifteenth-century chivalric practices. He was awarded a Tinker Foundation Research Grant, a Graduate University Fellowship, a Kate Stephens Fellowship and a Newberry Renaissance Consortium Grant. Ángel also owns a Medieval and Early Modern Studies Certificate. He is an editorial assistant for La corónica Commons.

Office Hours:  Tu Th  1:00 - 2:30pm

Research Interests

  • Middle Ages
  • Manuscript and Print Culture
  • Chivalric Literature and Practices
  • Translation Studies
  • Neo-medievalism
  • Late Medieval Culture
  • Knighthood

Selected Publications

Calendar of Events
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