Department of Modern Languages

Mark D. Johnston

Professor of Spanish and World Language Education Content Area Advisor for Modern Languages

Director of Graduate Programs in Modern Languages

Phone: 773.325.1879
Office: SAC 340
Email: mjohnst4 [at] depaul.edu
Education:

  • Ph.D. - The Johns Hopkins University: 1978
  • M.A. - The Johns Hopkins University: 1976
  • B.A. - University of Oregon: 1974
     

Teaching and Research Interests

  • Literature, culture, and history of medieval Iberia
  • Catalan literature, culture, and history
  • Medieval popular spirituality
  • Medieval conduct literature
  • Ramon Llull
  • Hernando de Talavera

Select Publications

  • Medieval Conduct Literature: An Anthology of Vernacular Guides to Behaviour for Youths, with English Translations.  Ed. Mark D. Johnston.  Medieval Academy Books 111.  Toronto: University of Toronto Press and Medieval Academy of America, 2009.  xxxiii + 314 pages.
  • The Evangelical Rhetoric of Ramon Llull: Lay Learning and Piety in the Christian West Around 1300.  New York: Oxford University Press, 1996.  xiv + 274 pages.
  • The Book of the Lover and The Beloved of Ramon Llull: An English Translation with Latin and Old Catalan Versions Transcribed from Original Manuscripts.  Warminster: Aris & Phillips, 1995.  xxxiii + 141 pages.
  • The New Rhetoric of Ramon Llull: An Edition and Translation of Llull's Rethorica nova.  Davis, CA: Hermagoras Press, 1993.  202 pages.
  • The Spiritual Logic of Ramon Llull.  Oxford: Oxford University - Clarendon Press, 1987.  xii + 336 pages.

Service

  • Gerald Paetsch Academic Advising Award, DePaul University:  2012
  • Technology Director, The Newberry Library:  1999-2003
  • Outstanding University Researcher, Illinois State University:  1992
  • John Nicholas Brown Prize for Outstanding First Book in Medieval Studies, Medieval Academy of America:  1991
  • Outstanding Researcher in Humanities, Illinois State University:  1989