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Dr. Grant Gearhart

Associate Professor of Spanish

Gamble Hall 205


Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
M.A., Hispanic Literature: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
B.A., Spanish, Sewanee: The University of the South
B.A., Economics, Sewanee: The University of the South

Teaching Interests

Spanish for the Professions
Experiential & Service-Learning
Collaborative Online International Learning (COIL)
Language Pedagogy & Technology
Medieval and Early Modern Spanish literature & culture
History and Culture of Spain

About Dr. Gearhart

Grant Gearhart is Associate Professor of Spanish at the Georgia Southern Armstrong Campus in Savannah and the Coordinator of Experiential Learning for the Department of World Languages and Cultures. His scholarship focuses on medieval and early modern culture, and he specializes in chivalry, sport, warfare, and masculinity. Additionally, he presents and publishes on various topics related to language pedagogy. His work has appeared in journals such as La corónica, Romance Notes, Letras Hispanas, The Journal of Popular Culture, The Language Educator, and Hispanic Journal. He teaches courses related to language pedagogy, Spanish for the Professions, and courses about medieval and renaissance Spain.

Dr. Gearhart is also the founder and host of the World Languages Collaborative Podcast:

Recent Publications

“¡Mirad cuán bueno y cuán delicioso es habitar los hermanos juntos en armonía!”: Essays in Honor of Professor Eric W. Naylor. Co-edited with Joseph Snow. Newark: Juan de la Cuesta, 2019

“‘Show Them Who You Are!’: Ritual Combat and Masculine Identities in Ryan Coogler’s Black Panther.”                   Journal of Men’s Studies.

“Fortitudo et sapientia and Military Leadership in the Historia de los hechos del Marqués de Cádiz.”                         eHumanista, vol. 54, 2023, pp. 424-442.

“Meeting the Needs of Our Community: A Collaboration Between Migrant Equity SouthEast and World                   Languages and Cultures.” The Language Educator, Summer 2023, pp. 17-21.

“Minds, Bodies and Identities.” A Cultural History of Sport in the Medieval Age (600-1450), edited by Noel                Fallows, New York: Bloomsbury, pp. 189-211.

“Wrestling in Alfonso Martínez de Toledo’s Arçipreste de Talavera and Pietro Monte’s Libro del exercicio de                las armas.” La corónica, vol. 49, no. 1, pp. 73-102.

“Is Mindset Destiny? Empowering Students from Day One through a Growth Mindset.” The Language                      Educator, Fall 2021, pp. 26-29.

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Last updated: 2/16/2024