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María Tausiet, Scholar-in-Residence & Seminar at UVA, Feb 10-March 7, 2014

From February 10 – March 7, 2014, Spanish historian María Tausiet will be a Scholar in Residence at the University of Virginia.  During her stay she will co-direct, with Alison Weber, a seminar, “Europe, Disenchantment, and the Retreat of the Sacred 1600-1800.” On Wednesday, March 5, at 4:00 Dr. Tausiet will give a public lecture, “Blissful Dead, Desperate Dead: Purgatory Goes to Hell in Early Modern Spain.” The residency is sponsored by the Buckner W. Clay Foundation.

Dr. Tausiet received a PhD cum laude from the University of Zaragoza in 1997. A leading Spanish cultural historian, she is the author of 7 books and numerous articles and essays on religion and society in early modern Spain.

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