Richard C. Trexler (NHC Fellow, 1997–98)

Project Title

Playing the Crucified: The Social Drama of Good Friday in Past and Present

State University of New York at Binghamton

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Fellowship Work Summary, 1997–98

Richard C. Trexler Richard Trexler wrote two articles: "L'étrange aventure des bardaches," for L'Histoire (May 1998); and "Self‑Mutilation as Imitatio Christi: The Critical Tradition," in Soziale, körperliche und visuelle Dimensionen mittelalterlicher Frömmigkeit, edited by K. Schreiner (in press). He also wrote two chapters of a book on the celebration of Holy Week in Christian history. He gave several lectures including: "Sex and Conquest in Aztec Mexico," for the Renaissance Workshop at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; "The Passion Play of Iztapalapa," for a class on the Sacred Body at Duke University; "Gender and Political Domination in Conquest America," at SUNY College at Purchase; and "The Imitation of Jesus: The Case of the Iztapalapa Pasión," the keynote lecture at the quadrennial Romance Language Conference, at SUNY-Binghamton; and "Beating up on Jesus: The Case of the Iztapalapa Pasión," a public lecture given at the National Humanities Center.