Encarnación Juárez-Almendros

Associate Professor of Spanish

Encarnacion Juarez-Almendros

Degrees

Licenciatura, University of Barcelona, Spain, 1977; M.A., University of California, Berkeley, 1981; Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 1987

Research Profile

Juarez’ specialization is Early Modern Spanish literature and culture. Her research interest includes Quevedo and Cervantes’s works, autobiographical and picaresque prose, women writings (Teresa de Cartagena, Teresa de Ávila, Catalina de Erauso), cultural clothing and disability studies. She has published Italia en la vida y obra de Quevedo (1990) and El cuerpo vestido y la construcción de la identidad en las narrativas autobiográficas del Siglo de Oro (Tamesis Books, 2006) and edited the special section Disability Studies in the Hispanic World (Arizona Journal of Hispanic Cultural Studies 2013). Her articles have appeared on Cervantes, MLA, Bulletin of the Comediantes, La Perinola, Bulletin of Hispanic Studies, Revista Canadiense. She has been member of the MLA Committee on Disability Issues in the Profession (2005-2008) and of the MLA Executive Committee Division on Disability Studies (2009-2014). She is presently working on a book length project entitled Prostitutes, Duennas and Saints: Women and Disability in Early Modern Spain. 

Contact Information

154 Decio Faculty Hall
574-631-7126
juarez.6@nd.edu

Mailing Address:
University of Notre Dame
Department of Romance Languages and Literatures
343 O'Shaughnessy Hall
Notre Dame, IN 46556