Brauer Seminar: "Roundtable on Religion, Gender and Sexuality"

03/07/2018 - 1:00pm to 6:00pm
Swift Hall, Third Floor Lecture Room

Religion, Gender and Sexuality Roundtable
The Brauer Seminar

Coordinated by Divinity School faculty members Sarah Fredericks, Sarah Hammerschlag, and Angie Heo

With a roundtable event about theoretical, empirical, and methodological scholarship in religion,gender, and sexuality, we aim to foster discussion and scholarship at the nexus of these subjects among students and faculty in the Divinity School, University of Chicago as a whole, and the wider public.

Speakers include:
Amy Hollywood, Elizabeth H. Monrad Professor of Christian Studies at
Harvard Divinity School, is a philosopher of medieval Christianity whose work examines
mysticism and the psychoanalytics of sexual difference.

Mayanthi Fernando, Associate Professor of Anthropology at the University of California Santa Cruz, is an anthropologist of Islam, law and sexuality who explores the secular grounds of 'the Muslim question.'

Béatrice de Gasquet, Assistant Professor of Sociology at the Université Paris Diderot, a sociologist of
Judaism and Berber migrant communities whose work studies the politics of feminism, religious authority and ethnicity.

Cosponsored by the Joyce Z. and Jacob Greenbery Center for Jewish Studies; the Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality, the Franke Institute for the Humanities; and the France Chicago Center.

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