Biography

Associate Professor


BA, MA (Simon Fraser); PhD (British Columbia)


Pamela Bastante is Associate Professor of Hispanic Studies in the Department of Modern Languages at the University of Prince Edward Island. Her areas of research are the Ars moriendi tradition in Spain and New Spain, and Eighteenth-Century Convent life in New Spain. She has participated in
numerous national, regional and international conferences, and has given lectures in Canada, the United States, Mexico, China, and Colombia. She has published her research in academic articles, book chapters and in her two books titled: "Ars Moriendi Manuals, Paintings and Funeral Rituals in Late
Medieval Europe and Sixteenth Century Mexico (New Spain): Learning How to Live by Learning How to Die", and "La fundación de un convento novohispano: el Real Convento de la Purísima Concepción en San Miguel el Grande" (co-authored with Alma Montero Alarcón, INAH, Museo Nacional del
Virreinato). Dr. Bastante is also currently the Treasurer of the Canadian Association of Hispanists (CAH)/ Asociación Canadiense de Hispanistas (ACH), https://www.hispanistas.ca/

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