Sherry VelascoProfessor of Spanish and Portuguese and Gender Studies
Phone: (213) 740-7659
Office: THH 156M
- Ph.D. Early Modern Spanish Literature and Culture, University of California, Los Angeles, 6/1992
Description of Research
Areas of specialization: Early Modern Spanish prose and theater; early modern women’s narrative. Interests: Gender studies, queer theory, and visual cultural studies. Sherry Velasco is the author of four books: Lesbians in Early Modern Spain (Vanderbilt University Press, 2011); Male Delivery: Reproduction, Effeminacy, and Pregnant Men in Early Modern Spain (Vanderbilt University Press, 2006); The Lieutenant Nun: Transgenderism, Lesbian Desire, and Catalina de Erauso (University of Texas Press, 2000); Demons, Nausea, and Resistance in the Autobiography of Isabel de Jesús 1611-1682 (University of New Mexico Press, 1996).