Cassidy Reis

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Originally from Tucson, AZ, Cassidy Reis completed a Masters in Spanish Literature at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she is now a doctoral candidate. She specializes in ekphrasis, the role of visual language in the picaresque novel, the representation of poverty and marginalized figures, and visual art of early modern Spain. This year, she published “Painted Dreams and Cervantes’ Critique of Representation in the Persiles” in the journal, eHumanista/Cervantes.