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Languages and Cultures

Stacey Schlau

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Languages and Cultures

224 Mitchell Hall
West Chester, PA 19383

Phone: 610-436-2700
Fax: 610-436-3048

Dr. Mahmoud Amer
Acting Chair July 2016-June 2017

Stacey Schlau

Stacey Schlau

  • Spanish Coordinator
  • Professor of Languages
  • Ph.D., City University of New York
  • B.A., M.A., Queen's College

Research Interests

  • Seventeenth and Twentieth Century Spanish American Women Writers (especially narrative)
  • Seventeenth Century Spanish Women Writers
  • Spanish American Literature (colonial and contemporary)
  • Women's Studies
  • Latin@ Studies
  • Transatlantic Studies
  • Literary Theory (especially narrative genres)
  • Caribbean Literature
  • Early Modern Spanish Literature
  • Autobiography

Classes Regularly Taught

  • SPA 202, 330, 331, 403, 413
  • ESP 311, 324, 333
  • WOS 315, 405

Recent Publications/Activities

  • Gendered Crime and Punishment: Women And/in the Hispanic Inquisitions. Leiden: Brill, 2012.
  • Untold Sisters: Hispanic Nuns in Their Own Works (with Electa Arenal). Revised second edition, University of New Mexico Press, 2010.
  • Mujeres alborotadas: Early Modern and Colonial Women's Cultural Production. (A Festschrift in Honor of Electa Arenal.) Co-edited with Amanda Powell. Letras femeninas (2009).
  • "'[T]antas las energumenas': Una endemoniada monja visionaria del Perú provincial colonial." Los cinco sentidos del convento: Europa y el Nuevo Mundo. Ed. Josefina López. Universidad Católica Andrés Bello, 2010. "¿Mujeres alborotadas o amas de casa espirituales?: Dos beatas en la urbe andina colonial." Poéticas de lo criollo. Eds. David M. Solodkow and Juan M. Vitulli. Editorial Corregidor, 2009. 167-92.
  • "A Judaizing 'Old Christian' Woman and the Mexican Inquisition: The 'Unusual' Case of María de Zárate." Gender and Religion in the Atlantic World (1600-1850). Eds. Dana Kostroun and Lisa Vollendorf. University of Toronto Press, 2009. 223-51.
  • "María de san Alberto: Spanish Popular Poetic Traditions Made Sacred." "En desagravio de las damas": Early Modern Women Poets of Spain. Ed. Julián Olivares. Tamesis, 2009. 218-32.
  • "Teaching Untold Sisters: Hispanic Nuns In Their Own Works" (with Electa Arenal). Letras femeninas 35.1 (2009): 171-89. "Sor Juana Oversees the Subversion of Gendered State Power: Feminist Gestures in De noche vienes, Esmeralda." Representaciones modernas de Sor Juana. Ed. Mario A. Ortiz. Spec. issue of Cuadernos de música, artes visuales y artes escénicas, 2008-2009. 235-62.
  • "El cuerpo femenino y la Inquisición colonial: Dos casos ejemplares." PROHAL MONOGRAFICO, Sección VITRAL Monográfico, 2008.
  • "From Alienation to Consolation in Madre Castillo's Su Vida." Women's Voices and the Politics of the Spanish Empire: From Convent Cell to Imperial Court. Eds. Jennifer Eich, Jeanne Gillespie, and Lucia Guzzi Harrison. University Press of the South, 2008. 31-54.

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