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Lexie Cook is a third year PhD student in Comparative Literature and Latin American and Iberian Cultures. She holds BA in Comparative Literature, with a focus on Lusophone and Hispanophone worlds. Her research traces the afterlives of late medieval and early modern Iberian-specific forms of witchcraft (feitiçaria/hechicería) in West African and New World colonies, in literature, the visual arts and inquisitorial archives. She also works on cartography, translation and theories of the fetish.