2018 – Present Assistant Professor; English Department, City University of New York - Hostos Community College; Bronx, NY
2016 – 2018 Lecturer, English Department; The Ohio State University - Mansfield; Mansfield, OH
2017 – 2017 Adjunct Professor; English Department, Otterbein University, Westerville, OH
2011- 2016 Graduate Teaching Associate; English Department, The Ohio State University - Columbus; Columbus, OH
2013 – 2015 Adjunct Instructor; English Department; The University of Rio Grande; Rio Grande, OH
2010 – 2016 PhD, English; The Ohio State University; Columbus, OH
2007 – 2010 BA, English; Stony Brook University; Stony Brook, OH
2008 Certificate, Spanish Language and Literature; The University of Granada; Granada, Andalusia, Spain
2022 Mellon/ACLS Community College Faculty Fellowship, Mellon Foundation/American Council of Learned Societies
2016 Dissertation Completion Fellowship, English Department, The Ohio State University
2010 University Fellowship, Ohio State University Graduate School
2014 Dissertation Seminar Fellowship, Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington, D.C.
Selected Grants and Awards
2020 Full tuition scholarship to Attend the Digital Humanities Summer Institute (DHSI) at the University of Victoria, Canada; awarded
by the Renaissance Society of America (RSA)
2019 Book Completion Award ($5,000); CUNY Graduate Center
2019 Research Grant; PSC-CUNY Research Foundation
2017 Muste Award for Best Dissertation, Ohio State English Department
Nominated for the Mansfield Campus Excellence in Teaching Award, Ohio State
2016 Professional Development Grant, Royal Shakespeare Company Arts Initiative
Research Grant, Ohio State College of Arts and Humanities
2015 Margaret Blickle Travel and Research Award, The Ohio State University
2014 Yearlong Research Grant, Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington, D.C.
Best Essay in Women and Gender Studies Award, Northeast Modern Languages Association Women & Gender Studies Caucus
2014 Coca Cola Critical Difference for Women Grant, Coca Cola Scholars Foundation
2012 Digital Media Prize for Outstanding Graduate Work, Ohio State English Department
Muñoz, Victoria (PI). Spanish Romance in the Battle for Global Supremacy: Tudor and Stuart Black Legends; (New York and London: Anthem World Epic and Romance, 2021)
Refereed Journal Articles, Book Chapters, and Translations
Muñoz, Victoria (PI). “‘[C]arried away with The Myrrour of Knighthood’: Hispanophobia and the Rhetorical Feminization of Romance Literature,” in Arthur F. Marotti, ed. New Ways of Looking at Old Texts, VI. Papers of the Renaissance English Text Society 2011-2016 (Tempe: Arizona Center for Medieval & Renaissance Studies/RETS, 2019), 269-295.
Muñoz, Victoria (translator). “Treasury Correspondence of Alfonso V of Aragon,” Translation from medieval Català to modern English in Sarah Kozlowski (PI), “Jan van Eyck’s Saint George and the Dragon between Bruges and Naples.” Predella: Journal of Visual Arts 43-44 (2018): 155-174. Print and online.
Muñoz, Victoria (PI). “‘De-Naturalizing’ Rape in Translation: Margaret Tyler’s Mirrour of Princely Deedes and Knighthood (1578).” Modern Language Studies 44.2 (Winter 2015): 10-27. Print.
Muñoz, Victoria (PI). “Celebrating Early Women’s History and Women Writers.” Teaching materials using Women Writers Online (WWO) database. Women Writers Online. Published 27 October, 2020.
Muñoz, Victoria (PI). “‘More strange than true:’ Finding America among the faeries.” Shakespeare & Beyond, a blog of the Folger Shakespeare Library. Published 27 October, 2020.
Non-Refereed Edited Works
Muñoz, Victoria (ed.) ¿Qué Pasa, OSU? 23.2 (Spring 2016). Print.
Muñoz, Victoria (ed.) ¿Qué Pasa, OSU? 23.1 (Fall 2015). Print.
Muñoz, Victoria (ed.) ¿Qué Pasa, OSU? 22.2 (Spring 2015). Print.
Muñoz, Victoria (ed.) ¿Qué Pasa, OSU? 22.1 (Fall 2014). Print.
Muñoz, Victoria (co-ed.) Online edition of The Ivan S. Gilbert Collection of Stephens Family Travel Letters and Ephemera. Ohio State University Rare Books and Manuscript Libraries. 2011.
Selected Talks and Presentations
Muñoz, Victoria. “Raleigh the Romantic, Raleigh the Reader: Quixoticism and Piracy on the High Seas.” “Cervantes’s English Transformations.’” Shakespeare Association of America, Jacksonville, FL. April 6th-9th, 2022. Invited pre-circulated paper and live session.
Muñoz, Victoria. “Liberating America: An English Imperial Fairy Tale.” “Insurrection, Tyranny, and Resistance: Indigenous, Colonial, and Enslaved Perspectives.’” Modern Languages Association, Washington, D.C. January 7th, 2022. Public talk.
Muñoz, Victoria. “De Oriana a Gloriana y de Claridiana a Belphoebe: Personajes caballerescos ibéricos en ficciones inglesas” (From Oriana to Gloriana and From Claridiana to Belphoebe: Iberian Chivalric Characters in English Fictions) II Jornadas de Literatura Caballeresca, “Estructura, poética y género de los Ciclos Caballerescos.” (II Knightly Literature Conference: “Structure, poetics and genre of chivalric cycles”). Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. 7 May 2021. Online lecture and presentation from an invited proposal.
Muñoz, Victoria. “The Curious Case of California: Peter Heylyn’s (Mis)Reading of Spanish Romance.” RSA Americas Seminar. Renaissance Society of America Virtual Conference 2021. 13 April 2021. Pre-recorded online presentation and live seminar.
Muñoz, Victoria. “Seneca’s English Avengers: Orientalizing Ibéricos on the Early Modern Stage.” “Revisiting Orientalism.” Shakespeare Association of America Virtual Conference 2021, 2 April 2021. Pre-circulated paper and synchronous online session.
Muñoz, Victoria. “‘I’ll There Begin Their Endless Tragedy”: Politicizing Genre in Thomas Kyd’s The Spanish Tragedy.” “Jacobean Hispanophilia and English Drama.’” Shakespeare Association of America, Washington, D.C. April 18th, 2019. Pre-circulated paper and live session.
Muñoz, Victoria. “Aristotle, Seneca, and The Methods of Early Modern Tragedy.” Panel paper presented at “The Desire for Method in Early Modern Europe Conference.” Princeton and NYU. October 25th, 2018.
Muñoz, Victoria. “What Do We Mean By ‘Early Modern Geopolitics’?: The Debate over Empire in Shakespearean Drama.” Panel paper pre-circulated for “Rethinking the Global in ‘Global Shakespeare.’” Shakespeare Association of America, Los Angeles, CA. April 4-9, 2018
Muñoz, Victoria. “Nations at War, Cultures in Competition: Translating Empire in Edmund Spenser’s The Faerie Queene.” Iberian Literature and Culture in Tudor England, Newcastle University, U.K. July 14th-16th, 2016.
Muñoz, Victoria. Invited talk. “Shakespeare, Censorship, and the Spanish Book Trade.” Theater Without Borders Conference. Paris, France. June 27th – 30th, 2016.
Muñoz, Victoria. “From Boscán and Marlowe to Jonson and Góngora: Transnational Approaches to Hero and Leander.” Pre-circulated paper for “Rethinking Minor Epics.” Shakespeare Association of America, New Orleans, LA. March 24th, 2016.
Muñoz, Victoria. Roundtable conversation and talk, “Medievalism in the General Education Classroom.” 30th International Society for Studies in Medievalism Conference; Pittsburgh, PA; October 2nd, 2015.
Muñoz, Victoria. “A ‘Prospero(us)’ Wind: Shakespeare’s Turn to Spain in The Tempest.” Pre-Circulated Paper for “Literary Romance.” Shakespeare Association of America, Vancouver, BC. April 2nd, 2015.
Muñoz, Victoria. “‘[T]hou Saint George shalt called bee, / Saint George of mery England’: Chivalric Iconography and Anglo-Spanish Relations in Spenser’s Faerie Queene.” Sixteenth Century Society Conference, New Orleans, LA. Oct. 16th-19th, 2014. Abstract published in The Spenser Review 44.3 (Winter 2015).
Muñoz, Victoria. “Thoughts on a ‘Pimp-Errant and His Squire’: Jonson’s Nod to Cervantes in Bartholomew Fair.” Assessing Early Modern Anglo-Iberianism: Culture Crossing National Boundaries, Northeast Modern Languages Association; Harrisburg, PA; April 5th, 2014.
Muñoz, Victoria. “Caballerías and ‘Idle’ Female Readers: Anglo-Iberian Hostilities and the Decline of Romance.” What’s Class Got to Do With It? Sponsored by the Renaissance English Text Society, Renaissance Society of America; New York, NY; March 27th, 2014.
Muñoz, Victoria. “The Translator “Wade[s]” In the Search of Truth: Margaret Tyler’s Mirrour of Princely Deedes and Knighthood.” Sixteenth Century Society and Conference; Cincinnati, OH; Oct. 27th, 2012.