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Asuncion Lavrin

ASUNCION.LAVRIN@asu.edu

History Dept
Arizona State University
TEMPE

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Bio

IN PRESS: Brides of Christ. Conventual Life in Colonial Mexico. Stanford University. Expected date of Publication: Early 2008. Women, Feminism and Social Change: Argentina, Chile and Uruguay, 1890-1940 (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1995). Available in paperback, 1998. Translated into Spanish as Mujeres, feminismo y cambio social en argentina, Chile y Uruguay 1890-1940 (Santiago de Chile: Centro de Investigaciones Diego Barros Arana, 2005) Sexuality and Marriage in Colonial Latin America (Lincoln, Nebraska: University of Nebraska Press, 1989). Editor and co-author. Elected President of the Conference on Latin American History, (CLAH) Tenure: 2001-02. Co-Director NEH Summer Institute “Hispanic Gendering of the Americas: Beyond Cultural and Geographical Boundaries.” June 17-July 19, 2002 Co-Director, NEH Summer Institute for High School Teachers, “Converging Cultures: Native America, Europe and the Encounter.” Summer 2000. Harold Eugene Davis Memorial Prize, 1999. Awarded by the Mid-Atlantic Conference on Latin American Studies (MACLAS). For “Indian Brides of Christ: Creating New Spaces for Indigenous Women in New Spain,” Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos, Vol. 15, No. 2 (Summer, 1999), 225-260. Arthur P. Whitaker Memorial Prize, 1996. Awarded by the Mid-atlantic Conference on Latin american Studies (MACLAS). For Women. Feminism and Social Change: Argentina, Chile and Uruguay 1890-1940 (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1995). National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship, 1993-94: Mexican Nunneries: Spiritual, Social and Economic Roles in a Colonial Society. Benjamin Meaker Visiting Professor to the Department of Hispanic, Portuguese, and Latin American Studies at the University of Bristol, England, October-December, 1988. Woodrow Wilson Fellowship, International Center for Scholars, Smithsonian Institution, 1984-85. National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship, 1980. Interview by Roger Adelson, The Historian, Vol. 61, No. 1 (Fall 1998), pp. 1-14. “International Feminisms: Latin American Alternatives,” Gender and History, 10:3 (November 1998), 519. “Anthologies,” in Lynn Stoner, ed. Latinas of the World (New York: Garland, 1988), 3-26. “Women, the Family, and Social Change in Latin America,” World Affairs 150:2 (Fall 1987), 109-28. Latin american Women: Historical Perspectives (Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1978). Editor and Co-author. Translated into Spanish as: Las mujeres Latino-americanas. Perspectivas Históricas (Mexico: Fondo de Cultura Económica, 1985). Sexuality and Marriage in Colonial Latin America (Lincoln, Nebraska: University of Nebraska Press, 1989). Editor and co-author. Translated into Spanish as: Sexualidad y matrimonio en la américa hispánica (Mexico: Editorial Grijalbo, 1990)

Research Interests

Gender and Women Studies in Colonial and Contemporary Latin America Religion and spirituality in Colonial Mexico

Courses

Spring 2011

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
HST 792 Research

Fall 2010

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
HST 792 Research

Publications and Other Intellectual ContributionsGoogle Scholar

  1. Horan, Elizabeth Rosa. Alfonsina Storni. Oxford Encyclopedia of Women in World History. Oxford University Press (2008).

  2. Horan, Elizabeth Rosa. Gabriela Mistral. Oxford Encyclopedia of Women in World History. Oxford University Press (2008).

  3. Lavrin, Asuncion A. Brides of Christ:Conventual Life in Colonial Mexico. Stanford University Press (2008).

  4. Smith, Bonnie, Lavrin, Asuncion A. Oxford Encyclopedia of Women's History. OXFORD ENCYCLOPEDIA OF WOMEN'S HISTORY. Oxford University Press (2007).

  5. Thornton, Sybil. Miko. The Oxford Encyclopedia of Women in World History. Oxford UP (2007).

  6. Thornton, Sybil. Mumtaz Mahal. The Oxford Encyclopedia of Women in World History. OUP (2007).

  7. Book chapter: Bergmann, Emilie (Co-editor with Stacey Schlau) ,Lavrin, Asuncion A (Author) . Aproaches to Teaching the Works of Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz. Modern Language Association (2007).

  8. Book chapter: Rodriguez, Pablo (Co-editor with Maria emma Mannarelli) . Historia de la infancia en America Latina. UNIVERSIDAD EXTERNADO DE COLOMBIA (2007).

  9. Book chapter: Viforcos Marinas, Maria Isabel (Co-editor with Rosalva Loreto) . Historias compartidas.Religiosidad y reclusion femenina en Espana, Portugal y America. Siglos XV-XIX. University of Leon/Benemerita Universidad Autonoma de Puebla (2007).

  10. Lavrin, Asuncion A. Eight articles. Latinas in the United States: an Historical Encyclopedia. Oxford University Press (2006).

  11. Lavrin, Asuncion A. Ten articles. Encyclopedia of Latina History. Oxoford university Press (2006).

  12. Asuncion Lavrin. Recuerdos del siglo XX. Revista de Historia Social y de la Mentalidades (2006).

  13. Asuncion Lavrin. Spanish American Women, 1790-1850: The Challenge of Remembering. Hispanic Research Journal (2006).

  14. Lavrin, Asuncion A, Loreto, L Rosalva. Dialogos Espirituales. Manuscritos Femeninos Hispanoamericanos. Siglos XVI-XIX. Benemerita Universidad Autonoma de Puebla/Universidad de las Americas/Puebla (Mexico) (2006).

  15. Edited book: Lavrin, Asuncion A, Rosalva, Loreto L. Dialogos Espirituales. Manuscritos Femeninos Hispanoamericanos. Benemerita Universidad Autonoma de Puebla. Universidad de las Americas/Puebla (2006).

  16. Edited book: Morant, Isabel, Ferrer, Guadalupe Gomez, Cano, Gabriela, Barrancos, Dora, Lavrin, Asuncion A. Historia de las mujeres en Espana y America Latina. Vol IV, Del siglo XX a los umbrales del XXI. Editorial Catedra (2006).

  17. Edited book: Morant, Isabel, Gomez-Ferrer, G, Cano, G, Barrancos, D, Lavrin, Asuncion A. Historia de las mujeres en Espana y America Latina. Del siglo XIX a los umbrales del XX, Vol. IIII. Editorial Catedra (2006).

  18. Review of: Dos arzobispos de México-Lorenzana y Núnez de Haro ante la reforma conventual femenina (1776-1775). Bulletin of Spanish Studies (2006).

  19. Review of: La Inquisición en Lima Signos de su decadencia. The Catholic Historical Review (2006).

  20. Book chapter: Compañía de María Nuestra Señora 1921-1936. XVII-XXII. Tipografía Vaticana (2006).

  21. Book chapter: Lavrin, Asuncion A. Ciudadanía y acción política femenina en Chile y Perú hasta mediados del siglo XX. Historia de las mujeres en España y América Latina. Catedra (2006).

  22. Book chapter: Lavrin, Asuncion A. María Marcela Soria: un Capuchina Queretana. In Diálogos Espirituales: Letras femeninas Hispanoamericanas, Siglos XVI-XIX. Benemerita Universidad Autonoma de Puebla/ Universidad de las Americas (Puebla) (2006).

  23. Book chapter: Lavrin, Asuncion A. Mujeres rebeldes: El Salvador, Nicaragua y Guatemala. Historia de las mujeres en Espana y America Latina. Catedra (2006).

  24. Lavrin, Asuncion. Archivos Historicos. Compania de Maria Nuestra Senora, 1921-1936, Vol. 2. Tipografia Vaticana, Rome (2006).

  25. Asuncion Lavrin. La madre María Magdalena Lorravaquio y su mundo visionario. Signos Historicos (2005).

  26. Lavrin, Asuncion A. Mujeres, Feminismo y Cambio Social en Argentina, Chile y Uruguay, 1860-1940. Direccion de estudios Historicos Diego Barros Arana (2005).

  27. Edited book: Morant, Isabel, Ortega, M, Lavrin, Asuncion A, P Perez Canto, coords. Historia de las mujeres en Espana y America Latina, Vol. Two: El Mundo Moderno. Catedra, Madrid, Spain (2005).

  28. Edited book: Morant, Isabel, Qeurol, Maria A, Martinez, C, Pastor, R, Lavrin, Asuncion A. Historia de las mujeres en Espana y America Latina, Vol. One. De la Prehistoria a la Edad Media. Catedra (Madrid, Spain) (2005).

  29. Review of: Iglesia, Justicia y Sociedad en la Nueva Espana. La Audiencia del Arzobispado de Mexico, 1528-1668. Catholic Historical Review (2005).

  30. Review of: Neither Saints Nor Sinners. Writing the Lives of Women in Spanish America. Journal of Ecclesiastical History (2005).

  31. Book chapter: Lavrin, Asuncion A. Latin American Women's History: The National Period. Women's History in Global Perspective. University of illinois Press (2005).

  32. Book chapter: Lavrin, Asuncion A (Author) . Introduccion a la America Precolombina. Historia de las mujeres en Espana y America Latina. Catedra (2005).

  33. Book chapter: Lavrin, Asuncion A (Author) . Las esposas de Cristo en Hisoanoamerica. Historia de las mujeres en Espana y America Latina. Catedra (2005).

  34. Book chapter: Lavrin, Asuncion A (Author) ,Couturier, Edith (Author) . Mexico: General and Colonial Period. Handbook of Latin American Studies. The University of Texas Press (2005).

  35. Book chapter: Lavrin, Asuncion A (Author) ,Perez Canto, Pilar (Author) . Introduccion al Mundo Moderno en la America Colonial. Historia de las mujeres en Espana y Latinoamerica. Catedra (2005).

  36. Asuncion Lavrin. Los Hombres de Dios. Aproximacion a un Estudio de la Masculinidad en Nueva Espana. Anuario Colombiano de Historia social y de la Cultura (2004).

  37. Edited book: Lavrin, Asuncion A, Loreto Lopez, Rosalva. Dialogos espirituales. Letras femeninas Hispanoamericanas, Siglos XVI-XIX. Universidad de Puebla/Universidad de las Americas, Puebla (2004).

  38. Edited book: Lavrin, Asuncion A, Loreto, Rosalva. La escritura femenina conventual. THIS TITLE HAS CHANGED. I have reported the exact title above. this information has been superseded. University of Puebla/Universidad de las Americas, Puebla (2004).

  39. Review of: Mueres en central America. Hispanic American Historical review (2004).

  40. Review of: Mujeres, genero e historia en American Central durante los siglos XVIII, XIX y XX. Hispanic American Historical Review (2004).

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Presentations

  1. Lavrin, Asuncion 'El amás allá' en el imaginario de las religiosas novohispanas. Paper presented at the Coloquium "El más Allá Cristiano. Siglos XVI al XVIII. (Nov 2006).
  2. Lavrin, Asuncion Devocionario y espiritualidad en los conventos novohispanos. 52 Congreso Internacional de Americanistas, 17 - 21 July 2006, Sevilla, Spain. (Aug 2006).
  3. Lavrin, Asuncion History Without Frontiers?. Berkshire Conference on Women's History. (Jun 2005).
  4. Lavrin, Asuncion Material and SpiritualNourishment in the Spanish Empire. XI annual CMRS Conference. (Feb 2005).
  5. Lavrin, Asuncion Food and Religion in New Spain: Matter or Spirit?. Eleventh Annual ACMRS Conference. (Feb 2005).
  6. Lavrin, Asuncion Colonial Mexican friars: Approaches to Understanding Masculinities in New Spain. Twenty-Six Annual Mid-America Conference on History , Southwestern Missouri State University. (Sep 2004).
  7. Lavrin, Asuncion Spanish American Women 1790-1850: The Challenge of Remembering. Gender and Race in Spanish America, 1790-1850, University of Warwick, Great Britain. (Sep 2004).
  8. Lavrin, Asuncion Men of God in New Spain: an Approach to Masculinity, 1580-1753. Departmental Farewell To Prof. Dauril Alden, University of Washington. (May 2003).
  9. Lavrin, Asuncion Recuerdos del siglo XX. VI Congreso Iberoamericano de Historia de la Educación Latinoamericana. (May 2003).
  10. Lavrin, Asuncion Female Visionaries and Spirituality in New Spain. France V. Schooles Conference on Colonial Latin American History, Tulane University. (Mar 2001).
  11. Lavrin, Asuncion Intimidades: Mexico Colonial y la Inquisición. Cuarto Congreso de Cultura Popular Mexicana, arizona state University. (Apr 2000).
  12. Lavrin, Asuncion aGender and the Promise of Self: History and the Challenge of the Twentieth Century. 114th annual Meeting of the american Historical association.

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Research Activity Research Awards

  1. Lavrin,Asuncion A * , Stoner,Kathryn Lynn , . HISPANIC GENDERING OF THE AMERICAS: BEYOND CULTURAL AND GEOGRAPHICAL BOUNDARIES. NEH (10/1/2001 - 12/31/2002).

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