Current Trends on Latin American Studies: Thinking Through Sor Juana


Location: University of Notre Dame in England

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'Thinking Through Sor Juana: Latina Writers and the Uses of History'

Keynote: Elisa Sampson Vera Tudela (King’s College London)
Respondent: Juan Vitulli (University of Notre Dame)

The seventeenth century nun Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz continues to exert a huge influence on Hispanic culture. This talk will trace some of the contemporary Latino/a readings of Sor Juana, trying to delineate the genesis and shape of their fascination with the nun as well as to describe the directions in which such fascination is now taking scholars and artists alike.

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About the 'Current Trends on Latin American Studies' series

Sponsored by the University of Notre Dame's Nanovic Institute for European Studies, this panel series explores current trends on cultural, literary, and historical issues on Latin America.

It invites distinguished scholars—as well as students with an interest in the subject—to discuss specific periods, areas, and topics of Latin America and its connection to colonial and post-colonial Europe.

Panels are free to attend but please note that registration is essential. 

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