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Mirzam C Pérez

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Presently working on:

The Politics of Feast and Space: Academic Festival Books and the Rise of Institutional Power in Early Modern Spain and Spanish America

Recent publications:

Books

The Comedia of Virginity: Mary and the Politics of Seventeenth-Century Spanish Theater. Waco: Baylor University Press, 2012. 

Book Chapters

“Buscando la procesión: polarización y controversia en mapas inspirados por una relación de fiestas de la Universidad de Salamanca (1618)” In Teatro y fiesta popular y religiosa Mariela Insúa and Martina Vinatea Eds. Pamplona, Servicio de Publicaciones de la Universidad de Navarra, 2013. Colección BIADIG (Biblioteca Áurea Digital), 20 / Publicaciones Digitales del GRISO.  http://www.unav.edu/publicacion/teatro-fiesta/

Articles

“Teaching Mesoamerican Indigenous Codices: Early Modern Visual Culture in the Liberal Arts    Language Classroom “ Journal of the Association of Departments of Foreign Languages        ADFL, Fall 2014, 43(2).

“From the Street to the Stage: Performing Faith in the Virgin’s Immaculacy at the University of Salamanca”Bulletin of the Comediantes. 64.1(2012).

“In the Gilded Cage: Chocolate and Widowhood in Calderón de la Barca’s El pésame de la viuda”GESTOS: Revista de teoría y práctica del teatro hispánico. 26.5. (2011):57-92.

Recent Conference Presentations:

“Las relaciones de fiestas para la beatificación de Santa Rosa de Lima: creando comunidad y santidad” Congreso Internacional Viajes y ciudades míticas. Cuzco, Peru June 16-19, 2014.

“Mapping Early Modern Festivals.” Conversations in the Humanities. Grinnell College. October 5, 2012.

“Teaching Early Modern Visual Culture in the Liberal Arts Context.” Visual Learning Conference. Carleton College. September 28-30, 2012.

“Buscando la procesión: polarización y controversia en mapas inspirados por una relación de fiestas de la Universidad de Salamanca (1618).” Congreso Internacional Teatro y Fiesta Popular y Religioso. Cusco, Peru June 4-7, 2012.

“Mapping Faith at the University of Salamanca: The 1618 Celebrations in Honor of the Immaculate Conception” 42nd Annual Conference of the Association of Spanish and Portuguese Historical Studies. Lisbon, Portugal. June 30-July 3, 2011.

“Dogs, Demons and Temptation: The Curious Case of Santa Rosa de Lima” Annual Conference of the American Comparative Literature Association Annual Conference. New Orleans, LA. April 1-4, 2010.

“From the Steet to the Stage: Performing Faith in the Virgin’s Immaculacy at the University of Salamanca.” AHCT Golden Age Theater Symposium. El Paso, Texas. March 4-6, 2010.

Honors and Awards:

NEH Summer Institute. Pictorial Histories and Myth Histories: Graphic Novels of the Mixtecs and Aztecs. June 29-July 26, 2014.

Andrew W. Mellon Summer Institute in Spanish Paleography. Newberry Center for Renaissance     Studies. June 2013

Harris Research Fellowship for Academic Year 2013-2014.

NEH Summer Institute on Mapping and Art in the Americas 2010 (Newberry Library).

Campus Phone: 
(641) 269-4290

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On-Campus Address: 
217B Alumni Recitation Hall
Grinnell, IA
United States