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Asuncion Lavrin Asuncion Lavrin, Harvard University, Nice Department, Post-Doc . Hey its me man. “LIT” Is what you could call my department. I am from NICE. Brides of Christ: Conventual Life in Colonial Mexico. Asuncion Lavrin. Women, Feminism and Social Change in Argentina, Chile, and Uruguay, – Rating and reviews for Professor Asuncion Lavrin from Arizona State University Tempe, AZ United States.

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History Law Linguistics Literature. It is conferred to recognize the awardee’s “career in scholarship, teaching, publishing, librarianship, institutional development or other fields demonstrates significant contributions to the advancement of the study of Latin American history in the United States.

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Latin American History Introduction: It is difficult to conceive that there will be any more books on politics and political parties in the Southern Cone that ignore women and feminist issues. Sign in to annotate. Conventual Life in Colonial Mexico Not only is Lavrin’s Brides of Christ monumental in historical value, but it is a testament to a lifetime of research on colonial Mexican nuns. Archived from the original on Lavrin has published extensively on women in Latin America, especially on women in Asuncino.

Her exams are all essay so you have to know your stuff. Retrieved 12 January Historical Perspectives Greenwood Press, She has contributed asunciob to the history of Roman Catholicism in Mexicobeginning with a number of her early articles drew on her dissertation on nuns and nunneries, culminating in her monograph Brides of Christ. Retrieved asuncioh ” https: Brides of Christ invites the modern reader to follow the histories of colonial Mexican nuns inside the cloisters where they pursued a religious vocation or sought shelter lavron the world.


Among her best-known books are Latin American Women: I loved her class. This article follows some of the works that have tackled the sometimes thorny issue of how to asuncioh and interpret the historical memory of sexual behavior.

Asunción Lavrin

Help out your fellow students. She has read widely in Latin American and European history and deftly situates her findings within debates in the larger literature. Go to class and make sure to take good notes. Search within my subject: Individual azuncion deal with issues such as sexuality and the challenges to chastity in the cloisters and the little-known subject of the nuns’ own writings as expressions of their spirituality.

What seems to be lacking in the current historiography is the extension of some concepts based on human sexuality to larger arenas of human relations and governance, such as the analysis asunciin medical views on sex and its effects on the development of health policies, the influence of religious discourse on sex and on asubcion affecting the social order, the sexual content of religious discourse, the erotic content of religious writings, and the hidden sexual meanings of political discourse.

She talks fast sometimes and she does have an accent, so if you don’t understand, raise your hand and ask.

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Knox, Historians of Women Religious of Britain and Ireland ” Brides of Christ contains a wonderful array of primary sources and extremely rich data. Couldnt understand what she was saying most of the time. Sometimes asunciln goes off on tangents that are for the most part very interesting. Ads can be annoying, but they allow us to provide you this resource for free.

I am a hist major and i should have loved this class, but her long really long tangents put me to sleep. Lavrin has received many awards for her contributions to the fields of history, women’s studies, and gender studies, including ‘Corresponding Member of the Academia Mexicana de la Historia’ in Arizona State University Edit. Little hard to understand at times. Lavrin’s book is a model of meticulous scholarship.


Lavrin was also awarded two grants from the National Endowment for the Humanitiesand fromthe John Simon Guggenheim grant. Sign in with your library card.

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Nuns’ writings and the history of convents are woven together very effectively. Don’t have an account? Books were good and definetly useful in preparing for the tests. The greatest strengths of this book—its clarity, its archival richness, its strong sense of purpose, its clear and powerful arguments, its empathy. Are you sure you want to delete this note? I am a business major who was fullfilling a humanities credit. She does post notes on blackboard, which makes it pointless to go to class.

She is very nice. Lavrin provides a complete overview of conventual life, including the early signs of vocation, the decision to asuncoin a convent, profession, spiritual guidelines and devotional practices, governance, ceremonials, relations with male authorities and confessors, living arrangements, servants, sickness, and death rituals.

Argentina, Chile and Uruguay, Nebraska Press, Sexuality in Colonial Spanish America. If you have purchased a print title that contains an access token, please asuncio the token for information about how to register your code. They’ll do the same for you. Overall, one of the most boring classes I’ve taken, but on an interesting subject.