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286. Untold Sisters Today: New Approaches to Iberian and Latin American Women's Writing (pre-1800)

Friday, 6 January, 1:45–3:00 p.m., Columbia, Sheraton

Program arranged by GEMELA: Grupo de Estudios sobre la Mujer en España y las Américas (pre-1800)

Presiding: Stacey Schlau, West Chester Univ.

1. "When Beauty Is Not Truth: Word, Image, and Gender in Sor Juana's 'Este que ves' sonnet," Sonia Velázquez, Princeton Univ.

2. "Autobiography, Mystical Doctrine, Sickness, and Social Censure: Studying and Teaching Teresa de Ávila's Libro de la vida," Encarnación Juárez-Almendros, Univ. of Notre Dame

3. "Rethinking Women's Authorship in the Early Republic of Letters," Esther María Villegas de la Torre, Univ. of Nottingham

4. "Sixteenth-Century Women Who Record Their Voices: Land, Power, and Writing in Early Colonial Perú," Rocío Quispe-Agnoli, Michigan State Univ.

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  • Latin American Literature

  • Spanish Literature – General

  • Spanish Literature – Before 1700

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