Revisioning Early Modern Hispanisms
An Academic Conference in honor of
Anne J. Cruz, Professor of Spanish

"Revisioning Early Modern Hispanisms" - An Academic Conference in honor of Anne J. Cruz, Professor of Spanish

The XXI Biennial Medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque Conference

February 19 - 21, 2015

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Free & Open to the Public
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Thursday, February 19, 2015
CAS Gallery / Wesley Foundation,  University of Miami

 

3:00 pm            Welcome Remarks
                            
Dean Leonidas Bachas, College of Arts and Sciences

Greetings
Viviana Díaz Balsera, University of Miami

3:15 pm              Women in the New World        

Chair:  Viviana Díaz Balsera, University of Miami

Yolanda Gamboa,  Florida Atlantic University
Plaza de Muerte as Testimonial in Spanish Colonial Florida           

Clara Herrera, Lake Forest University
El Carnero de Juan Rodríguez Freyle: construcción del imaginario femenino

Stephanie Kirk, Washington University in St. Louis
Sor Juana, Sor Filotea, and the Construction of Clerical Masculinity in Colonial Mexico

Rolena Adorno, Yale University
Carlos de Sigüenza y Góngora and Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz

4:40 – 5:00 pm          Q&A  - Coffee

5:30 pm               Keynote Address  
                              
Introduction:  Mihoko Suzuki, Director, UM Center for the Humanities

Anne J. Cruz -  Violence in Zayas: Beyond the Pleasure Principle

 
6:45 – 8:30 pm      Reception
                                    
Storer Auditorium Lobby, School of Business Administration  

Return to hotel (see Hurrycane shuttle map)


 

Friday, February 20, 2015
CAS Gallery / Wesley Foundation,  University of Miami

8:30  am            Continental Breakfast

9:00 am             Representing Women in the Golden Age   

Chair:  Maria Galli Stampino, University of Miami

Carmen Vaquero, Toledo, Spain
Tres amores de Garcilaso: Magdalena, Guiomar y Beatriz

Enriqueta Zafra, Ryerson University
‘Puta la madre, puta la hija y puta la manta que las cobija’: El legado de la madre en la picaresca

Steven Hutchinson, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Eros without Honor: Spanish Representations of Women in the Muslim World


10:00 – 10:30 am          Q&A  - Coffee


10:30 am           Cervantine Texts                                         

Chair: Adrienne Martín, UC-Davis

Bruce Burningham, Illinois State University
In Praise of Lupe

Dian Fox, Brandeis University
‘Com letras gotticas antiguas’: Don Quijote and the King of Portugal

Georgina Dopico-Black, New York University
‘Con mejor plectro’: The Politics of Reading in Don Quijote II

11:30 – 12:00 pm      Q&A

12:00 – 1:45 pm       Lunch on Business School Breezeway

2:00 pm              On Writing Women    

Chair: María Cristina Quintero, Bryn Mawr College

Dana Bultman, University of Georgia
Castilian Crossings of Marguerite de Navarre’s L’Heptaméron

Shifra Armon, University of Florida
Women Writing Women in Early Modern Spain

Ricardo Castells, Florida International University
María Carbonell Sánchez y el tercer centenario de Don Quijote

3:00  – 3:30 pm          Q&A - Coffee                                

3:30 pm            Veiled and Unveiled Identities                             

Chair:  Rosilie Hernández, University of Illinois, Chicago

Frederick de Armas, University of Chicago
A Veiled Ruler and a Doomed Maiden: Classical Art in Boscán and Garcilaso

MariCarmen Marín Pino, Universidad de Zaragoza
El nombre en letras de plomo: la autora en los paratextos

Nieves Baranda Leturio, Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia (UNED)
La voz detrás del velo: discurso femenino y autoría masculina

Laura Bass, Brown University / Carmen Peraita, Villanova University
‘Cubriendo y velando en la primera hoja’: Antonio León Pinelo y los contextos culturales de Velos antiguos i modernos (1641)


4:50 - 5:20 pm        Q&A

5:20 pm            Presentation by Adrienne Martín and María Cristina Quintero 
                              Perspectives on Early Modern Women in Iberia and the Americas:
                              Studies in Law, Society, Art, and Literature in Honor of Anne J. Cruz


Saturday, February 21, 2015
CAS Gallery / Wesley Foundation,  University of Miami

 

9:00 am             Continental Breakfast

9:30 am             Female Places, Female Spaces                   

Chair: Laura Giannetti, University of Miami

Carolyn Nadeau, Illinois Wesleyan University
From Bad Breath to the Plague: The Kitchen as a Space for Controlling Disease

Jelena Sánchez, North Central College
Illness and Pregnancy: Female Agency in Lope de Vega’s El acero de Madrid

Montserrat Pérez Toribio, Wheaton College, Massachusetts
A Public Household: Hipòlita Roís de Liori, Networking and (Text)tile Business in Sixteenth-Century Catalonia and Valencia

Sara T. Nalle, William Paterson University, Emerita
Levels of Literacy for Judeo-Christian Women in Early Modern Castile and Portugal


10:50 – 11:15 am          Q&A - Coffee

11:15 am             Religious Prodigies

Chair: Viviana Díaz Balsera, University of Miami

Martha García, University of Central Florida
Forma, reforma y neorreforma: Texto, contexto y neotexto en el Castillo Interior

Darcy Donahue, Miami University of Ohio
The Personal and the Political: Ana de San Bartolomé’s Narratives of the Carmelite Reform

Mercedes Alcalá Galán, University of Wisconsin, Madison
La vida de la venerable virgen Marina de Escobar, o la escritura como prodigio sobrenatural

12:15 – 12:35 pm           Q&A  

12:45  – 2:00 pm          Lunch on Business School Breezeway

2:15 pm             Women and Power

Chair: Mihoko Suzuki, University of Miami

Rosilie Hernández, University of Illinois, Chicago
Friends in High Places: The Correspondence of Felipe IV and Sor María de Ágreda

Silvia Z. Mitchell, Purdue University
Early Modern Habsburg Brides and Heiresses

Ignacio López Alemany, University of North Carolina, Greensboro
Elizabeth Farnese: The Woman Who Ended the Spanish Baroque

3:15 – 3:45 pm        Q&A

3:45pm                     Closing Remarks
                                     Associate Dean Maria Galli Stampino, College of Arts and Sciences



The organizers of
the XXI Biennial Medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque Conference
would like to express their appreciation to
the Center for the Humanities,
the College of Arts and Sciences,
the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures,
and the John Carter Memorial Fund
for their generous support.

We extend our warm thanks to Monique Alfonso, Zureyka M. Carsi, Elizabeth Dezarov, Mónica Metcalf, Kyle Siebrecht, and the Center for the Humanities and MLL student staff for their help in ensuring the conference’s success.