Monday April 15, 2019
Albuquerque, NM 87106
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Anna Nogar, PhD, speaks on the transatlantic history of a Spanish nun, focusing on the 400-year history of her bilocation narrative and the impact of her writing on colonial Mexican society.
The Lady in Blue: Sor María de Ágreda
UNM Hodgin Hall, Bobo Room
UNM Assistant Professor and author of Quill and Cross in the Borderlands: The Writing and Travels of Sor María de Ágreda, Anna Nogar, PhD, speaks on the fascinating transatlantic history of a Spanish nun, focusing not only on the 400-year-long history of the nun’s bilocation narrative, but also on the impact of her writing on colonial Mexican society. FREE ADMISSION.
A featured event of The Art of Faith: NMPhil’s Music and Arts Festival 2019
Dr. Anna M. Nogar is Associate Professor of Hispanic Southwest Studies in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at the University of New Mexico. Her research and teaching focus on colonial Mexico, New Mexican literary and cultural studies, and Mexican American literature. Her published titles include: A History of Mexican Literature (Cambridge 2016), Colonial Itineraries of Contemporary Mexico (U Arizona 2014), Complete Spanish for Americans (Santillana 2008), and Sisters in Blue/Hermanas de azul (U New Mexico 2017). Her most recent book, the monograph Quill and Cross in the Borderlands: Sor María de Ágreda and the Lady in Blue, 1628-the Present (Notre Dame 2018) treats nearly four hundred years of history, literature and folklore concerning the Lady in Blue in what was New Spain, and their linkages back to the Iberian Peninsula. Dr. Nogar is currently receiving the writing of early 20th-century New Mexican writer Felipe M. Chacón, and working on a critical edition on Mexican poetry.