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Author Sarah Owens Speaks on “Nuns Navigating the Spanish Empire”

College of Charleston professor Sarah Owens will give a talk based on her forthcoming book, tentatively titled “Nuns Navigating the Spanish Empire,” September 28th at Coastal Carolina University. In her talk, “Traveling Nuns in Colonial Mexico: Tracing Their Path from Veracruz to Acapulco,” Owens will follow the early 17th-century Mexican adventures of Franciscan nuns during their extraordinary trip from Spain to the Philippines on their way to establish the first convent in the Far East.