Carmen Grace

Associate Professor of Spanish
Associate Chair, Hispanic Studies

Address: JC Long 133
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The Ohio State University

Research Interests

Her research interest aim is the art of preaching in 16th- and 17th-century Spain, and the theoretical confluences between painting and preaching treatises.

Courses Taught

Medieval and Golden Age Spanish Literature
Spanish Identity through Golden Age Literature
Mythical and Literary Seville: Its People and Places Reflected through the Spanish Early Modern Literature
Short Narrative of the Spanish Golden Age
Honor and Women in Golden Age Texts
Narrative Fiction in Spanish Golden Age
Spain: From its Beginnings in History to the Rise and Fall of its Early Modern Empire


“Sobre la predicación culta en el Siglo de Oro: polémicas y retóricas cristianas.” Bulletin of Hispanic Studies, 93-9 (2016): 963–980. DOI: To link to this article:

“Prototipos simbólicos cristianos: retórica y performance en los sermones de la España contrarreformista.” Hispanófila, 173 (2015): 37-52.

“Exequias reales en la Contrarreforma: doctrina católica y Barroco en el sermón funeral de fray Alonso de Cabrera (1549?–1598) por la muerte de Felipe II.” Bulletin of Spanish Studies, 92.1 (2015): 25-49. To link to this article:

“El púlpito del siglo XVI: una respuesta ascético-barroca contra la injusticia social.”  Monographic volumen about “Literatura y poder.” Crítica Hispánica (2011): 127-147.