Associate Professor

About

  • Website:

    Publications
  • Role:

    Faculty
  • Position:

    • Associate Professor
  • Concentration:

    • Early Modern Hispanic Literatures
    • History of Science
    • History of Medicine
  • Department:

    • Languages, Literatures and Culture
  • Education:

    • PhD, Brandeis Univeristy
    • BA, Earlham College

Publications

PUBLICATIONS: Books

  • Todos son hojas: literatura e historia natural en el barroco español. Madrid: Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, 2010.
  • John Slater, Maríaluz López-Terrada, and José Pardo-Tomás, eds. Medical Cultures of the Early Modern Spanish Empire. Farnham: Ashgate, 2014.
  • Calderón de la Barca, Pedro. En la vida todo es verdad y todo mentira and Sueños hay que verdad son.  John Slater and Harrison Meadows. Newark, DE: Juan de la Cuesta, 2016.

PUBLICATIONS: Peer-Reviewed Journals

  • “Containment, surveillance and biopower in early modern Spain.” Journal of Spanish Cultural Studies2 (2020): 139-148.
  • “Truth, Only More So: Bances Candamo Beyond the Limits of Embodiment.” Comedia Performance 16 (2019): 1-13.
  • “Alchemical Sermons in Spain: 1675-1708.” Azogue 8 (2014-2018): 271-305.
  • John Slater and Maríaluz López-Terrada. "Being beyond: The Black Legend and how we got over it."  History of Science. (2017). DOI 10.1177/0073275317694897
  • “Les cultures matemàtiques i religioses de la primeria de la València de l’edat moderna.” Afers, fulls de recerca i pensament 82 (2015): 499-521.
  • "The Terrible Embrace of the Incipient Baroque: Textually Enacting the Union of Crowns." ellipsis 12 (2014): 191-211.
  • “Scenes of Mediation: Staging Medicine in the Spanish Interludes.” Social History of Medicine2 (2011): 226-243. With Maríaluz López-Terrada.
  • “Rereading Cabriada’s Carta: Alchemy and Rhetoric in Baroque Spain.” Colorado Review of Hispanic Studies 7 (2009): 67-80.
  • “Was Spanish Science Imperial?” Colorado Review of Hispanic Studies 7 (2009): 3-10. With Andrés Prieto.
  • “History as an Ekphrastic Genre in Early Modern Spain.” MLN2 (2007): 216-32.
  • “Sacramental Instrumentality: Representation, Demonstration, and the Calderonian Auto.” Bulletin of the Comediantes2 (2006): 479-500.

PUBLICATIONS: Peer-Reviewed Book Chapters

  • “Gridded Fascinations: Early Modern Drama’s Geometric Synthesis.” Science on Stage in Early Modern Spain. Enrique García Santo Tomás. University of Toronto Press, 2019. 79-99.
  • “Flora’s Fate: Spanish Materia Medica in Manuscript.” Translating Nature: A Cross-Cultural History of Early Modern Science.  Jaime Marroquín and Ralph Bauer.  University of Pennsylvania Press, 2019. 188-202.
  • “Quevedo and Medical Polemic, from the Sueños to the Enlightenment.” Hacia la Modernidad: la creación de un nuevo orden teórico literario entre Barroco y Neoclasicismo (1651-1750). Alain Bègue and Carlos Mata Induráin.  Estudios del Parnaso olvidado 2.  Vigo: Editorial Academia del Hispanismo, 2018.  199-212.
  • “El enciclopedismo político de Luis Aldrete y Soto: Circulación, circulatores y un imperio que ciñó el orbe.” Saberes (in)útiles: El enciclopedismo literario áureo entre acumulación y aplicación. Mechthild Albert y Ulrike Becker.  Biblioteca Aurea Hispánica.  Vervuert/Iberoamericana, 2016. 331-352.
  • John Slater, José Pardo-Tomás, and Maríaluz López-Terrada. “Introduction: Medical Cultures of the Early Modern Spanish Empire.” Medical Cultures of the Early Modern Spanish Empire.  John Slater, Maríaluz López-Terrada, and José Pardo-Tomás. Farnham: Ashgate, 2014. 1-20.
  • "The Theological Drama of Chymical Medicine in Early Modern Spain." Medical Cultures of the Early Modern Spanish Empire. John Slater, Maríaluz López-Terrada, and José Pardo-Tomás.   Farnham: Ashgate, 2014. 213-230.
  • "The Green Gold Fallacies: Myth and Reality in the Transatlantic Trade in Medicinal Plants." Geografias médicas. Fronteras culturales de la medicina hispanoamericana, siglos XVI y XVII. Ed. Mauricio Sánchez-Menchero and José Pardo-Tomás. Mexico: CEIICH-UNAM, 2014. 99-122.
  • “Tampering with Signs of Power: Juan de Palafox, Historiography, and the Limits of Heraldry.” Signs of Power in Habsburg Spain and the New World.  Jason McCloskey and Ignacio López.  Lewisberg, Penn.: Bucknell UP, 2013. 113-131.
  • “From Historia Naturalis to Historia au naturale: Lastanosa and the Naked Truth.” The Gentleman, the Virtuoso, the Inquirer: Vincencio Juan de Lastanosa and the Art of Collecting in Early Modern Spain. Mar Rey Bueno and Miguel López Pérez.  Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2008. 30-46.
  • “La escenificación teatral de la práctica médica en el Siglo de Oro.” Medicina, Ideología e Historia en España (Siglos XVI-XXI) Ricardo Campos, Luis Montiel, and Rafael Huertas. Madrid: Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, 2007. 601-7.
  • “Fables of Communication: The Rhetoric of Investigative Methodology and Golden Age Literature.” Beyond the Black Legend:  Spain and the Scientific Revolution / Mas allá de la Leyenda Negra: España y la Revolución Científica.  Victor Navarro Brotòns and William Eamon.  Valencia: Soler, 2007.  209-20.
  • “Eucharistic Conjunction: Emblems, Illustrations, and Calderón’s Autos.” Ekphrasis in the Age of Cervantes.  Frederick de Armas.  Lewisberg, Penn.: Bucknell UP, 2005.  78-101.

PUBLICATIONS: Book Chapters (Non Peer Reviewed)

  • “De la Historia naturalis a la historia au naturale: Lastanosa y la verdad desnuda.” El inquiridor de maravillas. Prodigios, curiosidades y secretos de la naturaleza en la España de Vicencio Juan de Lastanosa. Ed. Mar Rey Bueno and Miguel López Pérez. Huesca: Instituto de Estudios Altoaragoneses, 2011. 421-438.  Translation of: “From Historia Naturalis to Historia au naturale: Lastanosa and the Naked Truth.” The Gentleman, the Virtuoso, the Inquirer: Vincencio Juan de Lastanosa and the Art of Collecting in Early Modern Spain.   Mar Rey Bueno and Miguel López Pérez.  Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2008. 30-46.
  • “La primera traducción española de la Pseudodoxia Epidemica de Thomas Browne.” Bibliotheca Magica. Mar Rey Bueno.  Madrid: Universidad Complutense de Madrid, 2006. 45-50.

PUBLICATIONS: Reviews

  • M. Portuondo. The Spanish Disquiet: The Biblical Natural Philosophy of Benito Arias Montano. Chicago and London: The University of Chicago Press, 2019. Reviewed in: Annals of Science. Volume 76 (2019), Issue 3-4: 377-380. doi.org/10.1080/00033790.2019.1655665
  • Nadeau, Carolyn A. Food Matters: Alonso Quijano’s Diet and the Discourse of Food in Early Modern Spain. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2016. Reviewed in Hispanófila 184 (2019): 181-183.  With Víctor Cervantes.  org/10.1353/hsf.2018.0064
  • Thomas M. Capuano. Diccionario herbario de textos antiguos y premodernos.  Hispanic Seminary of Medieval Studies, 2017. Reviewed in Renaissance Quarterly 2018 (71.4).
  • Rachel Ball, Treating the Public: Charitable Theater and Civic Health in the Early Modern Atlantic World. Baton Rouge, Louisiana State University Press, 2016. Reviewed in The Journal of Interdisciplinary History. 48.4 (2018): 543-544. doi.org/10.1162/JINH_r_01202
  • Cristian Berco, From Body to Community: Venereal Disease and Society in Baroque Spain. Toronto: University of Toronto Press: 2016.  Reviewed in Isis 108.3 (2017): 698.
  • José Ramón Marcaida López. Arte y ciencia en el barroco español. Historia natural, coleccionismo y cultura visual.  Madrid: Marcial Pons. 2014. Reviewed in: Journal of Spanish Cultural Studies (2017). DOI: 10.1080/14636204.2016.1274501
  • Harley Erdman and Susan Paun de García, eds. Remaking the Comedia: Spanish Classical Theater in Adaptation. London: Támesis, 2015.  (Review co-authored with Rebeca Rubio.) Reviewed in: Theatre Survey1 (2017): DOI: 10.1017/S0040557416000727.
  • Bjørn Okholm Skaarup, Anatomy and Anatomists in Early Modern Spain. Farnham, Ashgate: Reviewed in: Renaissance Quarterly 69.2 (2016): 689-691.
  • Binotti, Lucia. Cultural Capital, Language and National Identity in Imperial Spain. Rochester, NY: Tamesis, 2012. ISBN: 978-1-85566-245-2. Reviewed in: Hispanic Research Journal 4 (2015): 372-373.
  • Teresa Huguet-Termes, Jon Arrizabalaga, and Harold J. Cook, eds. Health and Medicine in Hapsburg Spain: Agents, Practices, Representations. Medical History, Supplement No. 29. London: The Wellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine at UCL, 2009. Reviewed in: Dynamis 1 (2014): 216-220.
  • Folger, Robert. Writing as Poaching: Interpellation and Self-Fashioning in Colonial relaciones de méritos y servicios. The Medieval and Early Modern Iberian World, 44. Leiden:  Brill, 2011. Reviewed in: The Medieval Review.
  • Bermudo del Pino, Rafael. Un Dios presente en la naturaleza. Estudio sobre teología y filosofía en la obra de Miguel Servet. Zaragoza: Institución "Fernando el Católico", 2011. Reviewed in: Renaissance and Reformation.
  • Vilches, Elvira. New World Gold. Cultural  Anxiety and Monetary Disorder in Early Modern Spain. University of Chicago Press, 2010. Reviewed in: Revista Canadiense de Estudios Hispánicos.
  • Healy, Margaret. Shakespeare, Alchemy and the Creative Imagination: The Sonnets and A Lover's Complaint. Cambridge University Press, 2011. Reviewed in: Ambix
  • García Santo-Tomás, Enrique, ed. Materia críticaFormas de ocio y consumo en la cultura áurea.  Biblioteca Áurea Hispánica 58.  Madrid: Iberoamericana Vervuert, 2009. Reviewed in: Revista de estudios hispánicos.
  • Daniela Bleichmar, Paula De Vos, Kristin Huffine, and Kevin Sheehan, eds. Science in the Spanish and Portuguese Empires, 1500-1800.  Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2009.  Reviewed in: Dieciocho.
  • López Terrada, María José. Introducción a la historia de las ideas estéticas.  La antigüedad.  Valencia: Universitat de València 2007. Reviewed in: Ars Longa.
  • Susan Paun de García and Donald R. Lawson, eds. The Comedia in English Translation and Performance.  Colección Támesis.  Serie A: Monografías 261.  Woodbridge: Tamesis.    Reviewed in: Bulletin of Spanish Studies.
  • Bultman, Dana. Heretical Mixtures: Feminine and Poetic Opposition to Matter-Spirit Dualism in Spain (1531-1631).  Valencia: Albatros-Hispanófila Siglo XXI, 2007. Reviewed in: Hispania.
  • López Alemany, Ignacio and J. E. Varey. El teatro palaciego en Madrid: 1707-1724.  Estudio y documentos.  Fuentes para la historia del teatro en España XXXII.  Woodbridge: Tamesis, 2006. Reviewed in: Bulletin of the Comediantes.
  • Badía, Mindy and Bonnie L. Gasior, editors. Crosscurrents: Transatlantic Perspectives on Early Modern Hispanic Drama. Lewisburg, Pennsylvania: Bucknell University Press, 2006. Reviewed in: Hispania.
  • Bass, Laura R., and Margaret R. Greer, editors. Approaches to Teaching Early Modern Spanish Drama.  New York: The Modern Language Association of America, 2006.  Reviewed in: Confluencia.
  • Wagschal, Steven. The Literature of Jealousy in the Age of Cervantes.  Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 2006.  Reviewed in: Hispania.
  • Gutiérrez, Carlos M. La espada, el rayo y la pluma: Quevedo y los campos literario y de poder. West Lafayette, Indiana: Purdue University Press, 2005. Reviewed in: Hispania.