Stephanie Kirk

Thursday, April 13, 2017
4:00 pm - 5:10 pm, Royce Hall Conf/Seminar - - Herbert Morris Seminar Room 306

Early Modern Cosmopolitanisms Lecture Series

See below for additional information.


Free and open to the public.


Ctr for 17th- & 18th-C.Studies/Clark Library
(310) 206-8552

Additional Information

Professor Stephanie Kirk presents a lecture as part of Early Modern Cosmopolitanisms, a lecture series hosted by the Transnational Subjects and Early Modern Empire Working Group and sponsored by the UCLA Center for 17th- & 18th-Century Studies.

Stephanie Kirk is Associate Professor of Spanish, Comparative Literature, and Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Washington University in St. Louis. Her main teaching and research interests include the literature and culture of colonial Latin America with a focus on gender studies and religion. She is the author of two books: Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz and the Gender Politics of Knowledge in Colonial Mexico (Routledge, 2016) and Convent Life in Colonial Mexico: A Tale of Two Communities (Florida UP, 2007).

Professor Kirk has also published numerous articles and essays on gender and religious culture in colonial Mexico, and on the life and work of Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz. She is currently preparing a translation and critical edition of Carlos de Sigüenza y Góngora’s convent chronicle "Paraíso occidental."

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