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Martha Daas Ph.D.

Martha Daas Ph.D.


ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR & CHAIR
World Languages & Cultures

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  • Articles

    Daas, M. M. (2013). Food for the Soul: Feasting and Fasting in the Spanish Middle Ages. eHumanista, 25, pp. 65-74.
    Daas, M. M. (2008). The Shepherd Goes to War: Santo Domingo Revisited. eHumanista, 11, pp. 158-171.
    Daas, M. M. (2008). “From Holy Hostess to Dragon Tamer, the Anomaly of Saint Martha”. Literature and Theology: An International Journal of Theory and Criticism, 22 (1), pp. 1-15.
    Daas, M. M. (2007). “The Radical Mary: Gonzalo de Berceo’s re-interpretation of the Miracles of Our Lady”. Medieval Translator 10
    Daas, M. M. (2007). “Re-inventing Alexander: From Christian Warrior to Pagan Saint”. Lemir, 11, pp. 25-34.
    Daas, M. M. (2005). “The Sly Text: Contradiction and Parody in the Libro de buen amor”. Romance Studies, 23 (3), pp. 165-173.
  • Book Chapters

    Daas, M. M. (2011). Is Nothing Sacred: Religious Parody in South Park for critical text Oh My God, They Deconstructed South Park! Those Bastards!.
    Daas, M. M. (2011). Ian Fleming’s Solitaire: The Voodoo Virgin Dethroned.James Bond in World and Popular Culture: The Films are Not Enough (pp. Robert G. Weiner, B. Lynn Whitfield and Jack Becker). Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, England: Cambridge Scholars Press.
  • Presentations

    Daas, M. M. (February, 2009). The Salvation Diet presented at Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies 15th Annual Conference Tempe, AZ.
    Daas, M. M. (May, 2008). The Spectacle of Ritual in Medieval Spain presented at International Congress on Medieval Studies, Western Michigan University Kalamazoo, MI.
    Daas, M. M. (May, 2006). Sexual Education in La Celestina: A Sanctioned Transgression presented at International Congress on Medieval Studies, Western Michigan University Kalamazoo, MI.
    Daas, M. M. (April, 2006). The Power of the People: Popular Spirituality as Reflected in the Literature of Medieval Spain presented at Sewanee Medieval Colloquium, University of the South Sewanee, TN .
    Daas, M. M. (May, 2005). An Ideological Battleground: A New View of Gonzalo de Berceo’s Milagros de Nuestra Señora presented at International Congress on Medieval Studies, Western Michigan University Kalamazoo, MI.
    Daas, M. M. (October, 2004). Unholy Celebrations: A post-Lenten Respite in the Book of Good Love presented at Celebration!, Romance Studies Colloquium Jersey City, NJ.
    Daas, M. M. (July, 2004). The Spanish Life of Alexander: A Failed Mirror of Princes presented at International Medieval Congress, University of Leeds Leeds, England.
    Daas, M. M. (July, 2004). The Radical Mary: Gonzalo de Berceo’s re-interpretation of the Miracles of Our Lady presented at Seventh Cardiff Conference on the Theory and Practice of Translation in the Middle Ages, Université de la Sorbonne Nouvelle Paris, France.
    Daas, M. M. (April, 2004). Escaping the Confines of Corporeality: the Anomaly of Saint Martha presented at Medieval Colloquium, University of the South Sewanee, TN .
    Daas, M. M. (December, 2003). Alexander’s ‘Romería pagana’ in the Libro de Alexandre presented at MLA Annual Convention San Diego, CA.
    Daas, M. M. (May, 2003). From Holy Hostess to Dragon Tamer: the Anomaly of Saint Martha presented at International Congress on Medieval Studies, Western Michigan University Kalamazoo, MI.
    Daas, M. M. (February, 2000). Myth and Mythogenesis in Gonzalo de Berceo’s Milagros de Nuestra Señora presented at Conference on Ibero-American Culture and Society, University of New Mexico in Albuquerque Albuquerque, New Mexico.
    Daas, M. M. (April, 1998). Verging on a 20th Century Theory of Tragedy: Pedro Calderón de la Barca's innovative wife-murder play, El médico de su honra presented at Colloquium of the Spanish and Portuguese Department of the University of Texas at Austin Austin, TX.
    Daas, M. M. (April, 1997). The role of the Virgin Mary in Medieval Poetry presented at The Feminist Forum at the University of Texas at Austin Austin, TX.
    Daas, M. M. (April, 1996). The myth and the cult of the Virgin Mary in Gonzalo de Berceo’s Milagros de Nuestra Señora presented at Colloquium of the Spanish and Portuguese Department of the University of Texas at Austin Austin, TX.
  • 1993: The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Emmy Award for Outstanding Investigative Journalism
  • Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

    Daas, M. M. "The National Endowment for the Humanities Technology Grant" $1,200. 2007 - 2008
    Daas, M. M. "Continuing Tuition Fellowship" $5,000. 1999 - 2000