Simone Pinet

Professor
Romance Studies, College of Arts and Sciences

Contact Information

K268 Klarman Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853

Simone Pinet

Professor
Romance Studies, College of Arts and Sciences

Expertise

Medieval and early modern Spanish culture; the history of cartography; theories of space; books of chivalry; the theory of the novel

Current Research Interest

Political economy; money and culture; the theory of the gift, debt, and profit in medieval and early modern Spain; sound, voice, and noise in medieval culture

Distinction

Society for the Humanities Interdisciplinary Monograph Writing Group
Global Cornell Internationalizing the Curriculum
John S. Guggenheim Fellow
John K. Walsh Award for Best Article
Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) Gabino Barreda Medal

Selected Publications

Pinet, Simone. "Diagrams, Maps, Fiction." In Literature and Cartography: Theories, Histories, Genres, edited by Anders Engberg-Pedersen, 173-197. Cambridge: MIT Press, 2017.

Pinet, Simone. The Task of the Cleric: Cartography, Translation, and Economics in Thirteenth-Century Iberia. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2016.

Cornell Research Website Article

Where Did the Language of Money Come From?