UNIVERSITY READINGS, PRESENTATIONS, AND SIGNINGS

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“The World of Velázquez: I Am Venus.” Washington and Lee University. March 5, 2020. [invited lecture]


Keynote speaker: From Hollywood to Broadway: The Hypersexualization of the Non-White Female Performer. Washington and Lee University. October 19, 2019.


​“Women in the Spanish-Speaking World: Frida Kahlo.” Amherst University. March 5, 2019. [invited lecture]


​​​​“The Ones Who Stayed Behind: Letters from Catalina de Cristo to Ana de San Bartolomé.” Sixteenth Century Society Conference. San Juan, PR, October 2013.

Panel Organizer: “The Disciples of Teresa de Avila in Europe and the Americas.” Renaissance Society of America (RSA). March 28-30, 2014.

“Ramillete de Mirra: María de San José’s Open Letter on the Abuses of Nicolás Doria.” Renaissance Society of America (RSA). NY, March 2014.

"Dolores del Río and the Golden Age of Mexican Cinema.” Revueltas and the Mexican Revolution. Georgetown University, Washington, D.C. March 2014

“María de San José in Portugal.” GEMELA. Lisbon, Portugal. September 2014.

“Teresa de Avila: Portrait of the Saint as a Young Girl.” Sixteenth Century Society Annual Conference.” New Orleans. October 16-18, 2014.  

“Teresa de Avila and Feminism.” Invited lecture. Baltimore Carmel, St. Teresa Quincentenary Celebration. November 15, 2014. Baltimore, MD.

“When Sancho Panza Speaks: The Edith Grossman Translation of Don Quixote”. Annual Conference of the Modern Language Association. Vancouver, BC, Canada, January 2015.

“Was Teresa of Avila a Feminist?” Invited lecture. California State University, Fresno. March 2015.

“Early Modern Convent Enfermeras.” Annual conference. Renaissance Society of America. March, 2015. Berlin, Germany.




​​“Frida Kahlo: Artist and Rebel.” Speakeasy Online Academic Lectures. October 15 and 22, 2020.


PBS News Hour, Washington, D.C., on “English Proficiency and Immigration Reform.” Taped interview. June 18, 2013.

Comcast Cable, Boston.  “Books and Authors,” on I Am Venus. 30-minute taped interview. July 23, 2013.

 BNN-TV “Literati Scene with Smoki Bacon,” on I Am Venus.6-minute taped interview. July 24, 2013.

WHDH-TV “Urban Update” (NBC Affiliate), on I Am Venus. 30-minute tapes interview. July 24, 2013.

 Georgetown Forum. (Distributed to NPR and other radio networks), on I Am Venus. 1-hour taped interview (two 30-minute segments)     

WTJM-TV (NBC Affiliate): TV interview on I Am Venus. Friday, Sept. 13, 2013

WUWM-FM (Milwaukee Public Radio) “Lake Effect.” I Am Venus. Taped interview: Sept. 16, 2013.

WREG-TV (CBS Affiliate). “Live at 9:00 AM.” Interview on I Am Venus. Memphis, TN, September 27, 2013.

CNN Latino. “God’s Gypsy and Sister Teresa.” TV interview. December 6, 2013.

Interia News Poland. Interview with Katarzyna Pruszkowska. On Frida, Polish edition. July 28, 2015.

Polish Radio 3. Interview with Jan Niebudek. On Frida, Polish Edition. July 22, 2015.  

 



Boswell Books, Milwaukee, I Am Venus. September 15, 2013.

Barnes and Noble Bookstore, Bethesda, MD. I Am Venus. September 19, 2013.

The Booksellers at Laurelwood. Memphis, TN. I Am Venus. September 28, 2013.

Barnes and Noble. Bethesda, MD. I Am Venus, Reading and book signing. September 19, 2013.

Georgetown University.  I Am Venus. November 7, 2013.

Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA. Shakespeare and the Spanish Comedia.  February 6, 2014.

Fairfield University, Fairfield, CT. I Am Venus. March 13, 2014.

Florida Atlantic University. Boca Raton, FL. “I Am Venus and the Spain of Francisco Velázquez.” Invited lecture and book presentation. October 2013.

Wellesley College. Wellesley, MA. “I Am Venus and the Spain of Francisco Velázquez.” Invited lecture and book presentation. October 2014.

Suffolk University. Boston, MA. “I Am Venus and the Spain of Francisco Velázquez.” Invited lecture and book presentation. October 2014.

Leslie University. Boston, MA. “I Am Venus and the Spain of Francisco Velázquez.” Invited lecture and book presentation. October 2014.

Framingham University. Boston, MA. “I Am Venus and the Spain of Francisco Velázquez.” Invited lecture and book presentation. October 2014.

Schoenhoff’s Bookstore. Cambridge, I Am Venus, Reading and book signing. MA. October 2014.

“Women in the Spanish-Speaking World: Frida Kahlo.” Amherst University. March 5, 2019. [invited lecture]
“Women in the Spanish-Speaking World: Frida Kahlo.” Amherst University. March 5, 2019. [invited lecture]