Emilie L. Bergmann

Job title: 
Professor Emerit
Department of Spanish and Portuguese

Professor Bergmann’s current research projects include gender and sexuality in early modern Spain and colonial Spanish America, and optics in Hispanic baroque poetry. Recent articles on: madness and poetry in Cervantes; the visual and the aural in the poetry of Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz; representations of the nurturing body in early modern Spain; and cross-dressing, gender transgression and violence in early modern Spanish theater.

Research interests: 
Early modern Spain, Spanish literature, Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz, visual studies, gender and sexuality studies, 20th Century Spanish women writers.