Dr. Christi Ivers holds a Ph.D. in Spanish Literary and Cultural Studies from the University of Kansas. Her dissertation examines visual and verbal allusions to Christ’s Passion in devotional and secular texts in the fifteenth- and sixteenth-century Iberian world. Her research interests include devotional literature in Castilian, Catalan, French, and Latin as well as print culture and book history.
Assistant Professor of Spanish
Late Medieval and Early Modern Iberian Literature, Book History and Print Culture, Devotional Books and Practices
“Reading Death in the Digital Mode: The Dance of Death and Manuscript T of the Libro de buen
amor.” Forthcoming in Hispanic Journal, vol. 41, no. 1, Spring 2020. Refereed Journal.
“Of Printers and Pelicans: Material Intertextuality, Pere Posa, and La dolorosa passio del nostre
redemptor Jesuchrist (Barcelona 1518).” Modern Language Association Annual Convention,
Chicago, 3-6 January 2019. Refereed Conference.
“A la dança mortal venit los nasçidos:” Materiality, Structure, and the Dance of Death
Libro de buen amor.” 53rd International Congress on Medieval Studies, Western Michigan
University, 10-13 May 2018. Refereed Conference.
“Comparative Literature in Action.” Hall Center for the Humanities, University of
May 2018. Invited Panelist.
“Printerly Parentage: Denis Janot, Hélisenne de Crenne, and the Birth of Amadis de Gaule.”
Renaissance Society of America, Chicago, 30 March-1 April 2017. Refereed Conference.