Northwestern University

Apr
3
Tue 12:30 PM

Salt of the Saints: Some Reflections on Devoted Work in Mexico

Doniz Salineros

When: Tuesday, April 3, 2018
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM  

Where: Crowe Hall, Crowe Hall 1132, 1860 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Graduate Students

Contact: Rossitza Guenkova-Fernandez   847.491.3611

Group: Religious Studies Department

Category: Academic

Description:

Faculty Colloquium presented by Paul Ramírez, Assistant Professor, Department of History, Northwestern University

In the early modern world, Mexican salt was a key input in the silver refining process. Paul Ramírez discusses his efforts to write a new history of salt that incorporates the tastes, rituals, and devotions of the communities that produced it, thereby placing devotional labor at the center of the story about this global commodity.

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