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“You Imagine Me, and I Exist:” The Afterlives of Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz (1648-1695)

November 22 - November 23
Royce Hall 314, 10745 Dickson Ct
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
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This symposium explores the multiple “afterlives” of Sor Juana, i.e., the many ways in which the famous/infamous nun has been represented – from 17th- and 18th-century visual and literary portraits to 20th- and 21st-century historical novels, poetry, plays, films, musical performances, visual arts, and even a Netflix mini-series. The title of the symposium, ‘You Imagine Me, and I Exist,’ comes from the English translation of an unfinished poem that was found in Sor Juana’s cell after her death in 1695…

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