Jennifer Scheper Hughes | Contagion and the Sacred in Mexico

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Jennifer Scheper Hughes | Contagion and the Sacred in Mexico || Radcliffe Institute

As part of the 2016–2017 Fellows’ Presentation Series at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Jennifer Scheper Hughes ’17 presents “Contagion and the Sacred in Mexico: Epidemic Disease, Indigenous Death, and the Birth of New World Christianity,” in which she explores the religious dimensions of the collapse of the indigenous population in Mexico in the 16th century. 

Hughes is the 2016–2017 Maury Green Fellow at the Radcliffe Institute.