Institute of Historical Studies
Institute of Historical Studies

Workshop: "The Material World and the Devil in Mexico and Guatemala," by Dr. Virginia Garrard-Burnett, Professor, UT Austin

Mon, January 23, 2012 | GAR 4.100

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Dr. Virginia Garrard-Burnett received her Ph.D in History from Tulane University and has been on the faculty at the University of Texas since 1990. She is author of Terror in the Land of the Holy Spirit: Guatemala Under General Efraín Ríos Montt, 1982-1983 (Oxford, 2010); Viviendo en La Nueva Jerusalem (Guatemala: Editorial Piedra Santa, 2009), and Protestantism in Guatemala: Living in the New Jerusalem (University of Texas Press, 1998).

Professor Garrard-Burnett has also edited On Earth as it is in Heaven: Religion and Society in Latin America (Scholarly Resources, 2000) and co-edited with David Stoll, Rethinking Protestantism in Latin America (Temple, 1993). Currently, she and Paul Freston are co-editing the Cambridge History of Religion in Latin America.

Dr. Garrard-Burnett's faculty home page.

Dr. Thomas A. Tweed, Shive, Lindsay, and Gray Professor of the History of Christianity, in the Department of Religious Studies, UT Austin.

Free and open to the public. RSVP required. To RSVP and receive a copy of the pre-circulated paper, please email Courtney Meador by 9 a.m., Friday, Jan. 20.

Sponsored by: Institute for Historical Studies, Department of History

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