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Religious Studies Professor to Present Talk on Mesoamerican Religions

Dr. Molly Bassett will be giving a talk as a part of the Department of Anthropology’s Colloquium Series, entitled: “Working with Mesoamerican Religions: When is an Ethnohistory a Mythohistory?”

The date of the presentation is Wednesday, April 10, at 10:30 A.M. in Troy Moore Library, on the 9th floor of Langdale Hall (room 939).

Dr. Bassett is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Religious Studies and an affiliate faculty member with the Jean Beer Blumenfeld Center for Ethics. Her research interests include Mesoamerican religion and the arts of the Americas.

Recent publications by Dr. Bassett include:

“Coloring the Sacred in Sixteenth-Century Central Mexico” in The Materiality of Color: The Production, Circulation, and Application of Dyes and Pigments, 1400-1800. Ed. Andrea Feeser and Beth Fowkes Tobin. London: Ashgate, 2012. 45-64.

Indigenous Religions, Global” in The Encyclopedia of Women in Today’s World. London: Sage, 2011. 741-744.

Religion in Mesoamerica: A Case for Comparative Religious Studies.” Religious Studies Review 33:3 (2007): 193‐199.