Talk: "Gilded, Glittery and Damnably Odious: Opposing the Stage in the Early Modern Spanish World" on March 7

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by Kelly Stage Thu, 02/21/2019 - 13:51

Historian Dr. Rachael Ball of University of Alaska-Anchorage to speak March 7

Join us for Dr. Ball’s presentation on the politics of theater in the early modern Spanish world. Dr. Ball is Associate Professor of History at University of Alaska-Anchorage, and her research focuses on early modern Spain, England, and the Atlantic World. She writes on the intersection of popular culture and theater in these contexts. Her first book, Treating the Public: Charitable Theater and Civic Health in the Early Modern Atlantic World, was published by Louisiana State University Press in 2017. She has also published (with Dr. Geoffrey Parker) Cómo ser rey. Instrucciones del emperador Carlos V a su hijo Felipe (Madrid: El Viso 2014), a book of transcriptions and translations of the writings of Charles V. Dr. Ball is also a poet with publications in such journals as Cirque, Foliate Oak, Longleaf Review, Moonchild Magazine, and NatureWriting.

5:00 PM
Dudley Bailey Library
Andrews Hall, 2nd Floor
UNL City Campus

Free and open to the public