Emiliano Gutierrez Popoca

Emiliano Gutierrez PopocaPhD - ABD
MA in English, National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM).
BA in English, National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM).

Research Interests

Early Modern Poetry and Drama


Panel organizer: “Servants, domestic service and other voices from the margins.” Paper: “Apprentice spirits and noble slaves: the limits of service and slavery in Shakespeare’s The Tempest.” 2022 American Comparative Literature Association annual meeting. June 16-17, 2022

“A Parasite for Any Humor: Jonson's Mosca, Disguise, and Social Mobility” Renaissance Society of America Virtual 2021 Conference, April 20, 2021.

“Master-Servant Relations, the Body and its Passions in Early Modern Drama” Panel: New Work in Early Modern Drama: A Graduate Symposium, Mahindra Humanities Center, Harvard University. December 6, 2019.

Panel organizer: “Poetics and Politics of Translation and Rewriting in Early Modern Literature in English”. Paper: ”The Woman, Courtier, and Poet in the Anachronisms of the Imagery of Mary Sidney’s Psalter”. Northeast Modern Language Association. 50th Anniversary Convention. Washington, DC, March 23, 2019.

“Francis Quarles’s Emblems, Devine and Moral; Together with Hieroglyphicks of the Life of Man” (with Prof. William Flesch) Close Looking Series. Brandeis University, November 28, 2018

“Relics, Landscapes and Legends. Sacred Space and Typology in the Southwest of Cather’s Death Comes for the Archbishop” Displacement 2018. An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference. The Graduate Center, CUNY, November 2, 2018

“An Actor in a Mist: Bosola, Melancholy and Metatheatricality in John Webster’s The Duchess of Malfi.” UMass Graduate Interdisciplinary Renaissance Conference. October 28, 2017



“The Independent Parasite: Mosca’s Theatrical Service in Volpone.” Ben Jonson Journal, vol. 29, no. 1, May 2022, pp. 46–64. Edinburgh University Press Journals, https://doi.org/10.3366/bjj.2022.0327.

""El alma en paráfrasis”. El soneto ‘Prayer I’ de George Herbert y su traducción como soneto en español.” Cánones y fugas, el soneto como ejercicio de traducción literaria: teoría y práctica, Gabriel Linares González and Mario Murgia Elizalde (editors), 2019. http://hdl.handle.net/10391/7492

“Pequeños mundos de ingenio y arte: traducción y comentario de seis sonetos religiosos de John Donne”. Anuario de Letras Modernas. Vol. 7, 2012. Mexico: Facultad de Filosofía y Letras, UNAM. http://ru.ffyl.unam.mx/handle/10391/4235

“El gótico norteamericano femenino desde la perspectiva masculina en The Virgin Suicides de Jeffrey Eugenides”. Coloquio Interacional Gótico III y IV. 2010-2011. Miriam Guzman y Antonio Alcalá (compilers). Mexico: Samsara Editorial, 2012. https://issuu.com/coloquiogoticointernacional/docs/e-bookmemorias_coloquiogotico_2010-11


Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition, Brandeis University, 2022 - first place, and regional competition hosted by hosted by the Northeastern Association of Graduate Schools, 2022 - first place.

Fulbright Foreign Student Program, 2016.

MA Fellowship, UNAM, 2006-2008.

Favorite Work

John Donne's Songs and Sonnets