Leora Baum

Research Interests: Golden Age theater; Theater in Latin America; Visual and spatial aspects of theater; Restaging and adaptation of theatrical works; Performance in the context of political violence and resistance; Digital Humanities

Leora Isabel Baum holds a BA in Interdisciplinary Humanities from Washington University in St. Louis. Her current research focuses on contemporary performance adaptations of Spanish Golden Age literature in the Americas, with intersecting interests in gender and sexuality, digital culture, postcolonial cultural production, and the processes of adaptation and memory transmission.

Recent Courses in RLL

  • SPAN 10300 Beginning Elementary Spanish III (Spring 2023)
  • SPAN 20200 Language, History, and Culture II (Winter 2023)
  • SPAN 21705 Iberian Literatures and Cultures: Medieval and Early Modern (Autumn 2023)