Patricia Harms

B.Th. (Canadian Mennonite), B.A. (Manitoba), M.Div (Princeton Theological), Ph.D. (Arizona State)

Associate Professor

Telephone: (204) 727-7495
Email: harmsp@BrandonU.ca
Office: 300 Clark Hall-Original Building

Research Interests:

Latin American History, Women’s History, comparative Indigenous Histories

Teaching Interests:

Gender and Transnational History

Publications:

Imagining a Place for Themselves: Ladina Social Activism and Feminism in Guatemala City, 1871-1954 (forthcoming, 2015).

“Stumbling Our Way to the Mark: Guatemalan Mennonites in the era of Rίos Montt, 1980-1984,” Journal of Mennonite Studies (Volume 28, 2014).

“Voices in the Wind: Latina testimonios from the Prairies,” Em/bodying human rights in testimony: Studies in Comparative Literatures and Arts Colloquium, Brock University, February 20, 2014.

“Living on Their Own Terms: Pauingassi in the 20th Century,” Papers of the 2012 Rupert’s Land Colloquium.

“God Doesn’t Like the Revolution: The Archbishop, the Market Women, and the Economy of Gender, 1944-1954,” Frontiers: A Journal of Women’s Studies (Volume 32, No. 2, 2011).

“The 1947 Inter American Congress of Women,” La Cuerda: A Feminist Journal (September, 2010, Guatemala).

“The Political Economy of the Modern Fur Trade: A History of Pauingassi in the Twentieth Century.” Papers of the 2010 Rupert’s Land Colloquium (June, 2010)

“History of Guatemalan Women,” in Oxford Encyclopedia of Women (2007).

Contributing editor under direction of Dr. Asunción Lavrin in area of Colonial Mexico in the Handbook of Latin American Studies (2004).

“Gott es hiea uck:  Gender and Identity in an Immigrant Family,” in The Journal of Mennonite Studies, 22 (2004).

Contributing editor under direction of Dr. Asunción Lavrin in area of Colonial Mexico in the Handbook of Latin American Studies (2002).

“The Store of Peace:  A History of the Pauingassi Trading Post, 1969-1980,”in The Journal of Mennonite Studies, 19 (2001).

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