Date & Time:
Thursday, October 7, 2021 - 1:15 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Sor Juana was a star in Baroque Mexico - a poet-playwright-scholar and nun with friends in high places. When the Church pressured her to renounce the writing life, Sor Juana answered her critics in La Respuesta, an unapologetic defense of women’s freedom of intellect and conscience. 

With Álvaro Ramirez

Co-sponsor: Institute for Latino and Latin American Studies (ILaLs)

Related Seminar texts: Sor Juana, La Respuesta (Sem 103)

Thursday, October 7
1:-15-2:30 PM
Zoom meeting

For Fall '21 Seminar Informal Curriculum Zoom events, events will be offered online and in real-time. Attend using this Zoom link:

Most Informal Curriculum programs have an interactive component; we recommend using both audio and video functions to fully engage with the experience.  We also encourage students to sign in using their real names; complete the assigned reading beforehand, and have access to the text/s during the event.

Sor Juana