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Christi Ivers, Ph.D.

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.


  • Ph.D., Spanish Literary and Cultural Studies, University of Kansas
  • M.A., Spanish Literature, University of Kansas
  • B.A., English, Drake University
  • B.S.E., Drake University

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Spanish

Recent Courses

  • Second Year Spanish I
  • Advanced Composition and Grammar

Research Interests

Late Medieval and Early Modern Iberian Literature, Book History and Print Culture, Devotional Books and Practices

Selected Publications

  • “Reading Death in the Digital Mode: The Dance of Death and Manuscript T of the Libro de buen
    ” Forthcoming in Hispanic Journal, vol. 41, no. 1, Spring 2020. Refereed Journal.

  • “Risky Collaboration in Fifteenth-Century Printing and Cárcel de amor.La corónica: A
         Journal of Medieval Hispanic Languages, Literatures and Cultures
    , Spring 2015. Refereed


  • “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 in the  
         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 Kansas, 1
         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.