A Failed Mass: Jesusa Rodríguez and her “Striptease de Sor Juana”
Leo Cabranes-Grant moved to the United States from Puerto Rico to pursue doctoral studies in Golden Age drama at Harvard University. His main areas of research are Spanish, Latin American, and Caribbean performances and intercultural relations. His research has appeared in several journals, including Profession (MLA) and Bulletin of Hispanic Studies. His book "Lope de Vega and the Uses of Repetition" was published in Spain (2004). He is also a director and an award-winning playwright, including the Puerto Rican Institute of Culture Award (2005). At this moment he is Associate Professor at the Departments of Theater and Dance, and Spanish and Portuguese at the University of California, Santa Barbara.