Jorge Hernández Lasa

Email: hernandezlas@wisc.edu

headshot: Jorge Hernández Lasa

Jorge was born in Zaragoza, Spain but grew up in Burgos, the city of the great Cid Campeador. He graduated in 2013 with a BA in Spanish Language and Literature with honors from the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB). In the same year, he was awarded the Santander Bank Scholarship Ortelius Program, a foreign-exchange educational program for master’s degree studies agreed between Autonomous University of Barcelona and Hankuk University of Foreign Studies. Additionally, he has worked with the Spanish language Organization, la Real Academia Española de la Lengua (RAE). In 2013, he was selected to be part of a study group responsible for the database compilation of the “Corpus del Siglo XXI” project, organized by the RAE. His focus is in Peninsular and Colonial Golden Age Literature, specially in Moral Poetry, of the S. XVII.