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Biography: 

Lilian Calles Barger is an intellectual and cultural historian working on modernity, religion and politics, and feminism in the Americas. Currently living in Taos, NM she is a native of Buenos Aires, Argentina and has a background in both business and non-profit organizations. Prior to her scholarly work she published two trade books on women and religion and has extensive experience engaging diverse audience and addressing the media. She was a recipent of the American Association of University Women dissertation award.

Current research areas: 

Intellectual and cultural history in radical religion, politics, feminism in the Americas. 

Recent scholarly activity: 

My book "The World Come of Age: An Intellectual History of Liberation Theology"  a long-history of the rise of liberation theologies - Black, Latin American, feminist in the late 1960s and an essay on radical religious feminists of the 1970s for an anthology is forthcoming in 2018 by Oxford University Press . I also serve as a podcast co-host for New Books Network interviewing scholars writing in American Studies and Gender Studies. I occassionally contribute to professional blogs including Society for U.S. Intellectual History.

Forthcoming research: 

A long history of the development of feminist thought and the "gender revolution"

Other activities: 

Frequent podcast host for New Books Network. Current serving on the 2018 conference committee for Society of U.S. Intellectual History. 
Steering committee of Gender in American Thought project
 
 

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