Colleen Baade, Ph.D.
Resident Assistant Professor
Phone (402) 280-3701
- Ph.D., Duke University
- M.A., Duke University
- M.M., University of Nebraska-Lincoln
- M.A., University of Nebraska-Lincoln
- Beginning Spanish
- Intermediate Spanish
- Advanced Spanish
- Spanish Composition
- Spanish Conversation
- Civilization and Culture of Spain
- Introduction to Literary Analysis
- Survey of Peninsular Literature
- Music Appreciation
- Music History
- Music of the Baroque
- Popular Music of Spain and Latin America
Areas of Academic Interests
- Nuns’ music and nuns as musicians in Early Modern Spain
- Early Modern women writers; women in Early Modern literature
- Popular music and popular culture of Spain and Latin America
Recent Academic Activity
- “Two Centuries of Nun Musicians in Spain’s Imperial City." TRANS-Revista Transcultural de Música/Transcultural Music Review 15 (2011). (online)
- "Sacred Music: Convents and Monasteries", in Lexikon of the Hispanic Baroque: Technologies of a Transatlantic Cultural Transfer, eds. Kenneth Mills and Evonne Levy (University of Toronto Press, forthcoming).
- “Nun Musicians as Teachers and Students in Early Modern Spain,” in Music Education in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, eds. Susan Forscher Weiss, Russell J Murray & Cynthia E. Cyrus (Indiana University Press, 2010).
- “Music and Misgiving: Attitudes towards Nuns’ Music in Early Modern Spain,” in Female Monasticism in Early Modern Europe, ed. Cordula van Wyhe (Ashgate Press, 2008).
- “Class and Identity in the Cloister: Remunerated Nun Musicians in Early Modern Toledo,” 122nd Annual Meeting of the American Historical Association, Washington, D.C., 3-6 January 2008.
- Workshop co-facilitator, “Singing Wounds: Reading Violence in Mystical Poetry, Music, and Graphics”, and “Gendering Childhood Education in Early Modern Europe,” Attending to Early Modern Women, University of Maryland, 9-11 November 2006.
- “‘Hired’ Nun Musicians in Early Modern Castile,” in Musical Voices of Early Modern Women: Many-headed Melodies, ed. Thomasin Lamay (Ashgate Press, 2005).
Grants, Honors and Academic Workshops
- Various grants from the Program for Cultural Cooperation between Spain’s Ministry of Education, Culture and Sports and United States Universities and the Spanish Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
- Grant from the Janet Levy Fund for Independent Scholars.
- National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute, “A Literature of Their Own? Women Writing—Venice, London, Madrid, Paris—1550-1700,” Chapel Hill, NC.
- Newberry Library Summer Institute in Spanish and Hispanic-American Archival Sciences (paleography), Newberry Library, Center for Renaissance Studies, Chicago.
- Aston Magna Academy, Rutgers University, “Cultural Cross-Currents: Spain and Latin America, ca. 1550 – 1570.”
- Fulbright-Hays Grant for specialized study in sixteenth and seventeenth-century keyboard music of Spain, Portugal and Italy with Professor José Luis González Uriol, Conservatorio de Música, Saragossa, Spain.