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Sherry Velasco

Professor of Spanish and Portuguese and Gender Studies
Interim Chair

Contact Information
E-mail: svelasco@usc.edu
Phone: (213) 740-7659
Office: THH 156M

 

Education

Ph.D. Early Modern Spanish Literature and Culture, University of California, Los Angeles, 6/1992
 

Description of Research

Research Specialties

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).
 
 
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