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2/24/2015: DRINK. PREY. LUST. Sexual Violence & the Book of Esther. Teach-in.

Posted by on Tuesday, February 24, 2015 in Past Events.

DRINK. PREY. LUST.
SEXUAL VIOLENCE & THE BOOK OF ESTHER
A TEACH-IN
Tuesday, February 24

12:15-4:15 in Sarratt 189 (lunch served)

7:00 in Divinity 122

 

AFTERNOON PROGRAM

12:15 “NUDITY, DRUNKENNESS AND THE DEATH OF QUEEN VASHTI”
Nicholas Schaser,  Ph.D. candidate, History & Critical Theories of Religion
Sarratt 189

1:15 “ATTEMPTED GENOCIDE? OR ATTEMPTED RAPE? FOR WHAT CRIME WAS HAMAN EXECUTED?”
Caryn Tamber-Rosenau, Ph.D. candidate in Hebrew Bible
Sarratt 189

2:15 “50 SHADES OF THE RABBIS”
Prof. Philip Ackerman-Lieberman, Assistant Professor of Jewish Studies and Law
Sarratt 189

3:15 “TAKING BACK PURIM NIGHT: JEWISH AMERICAN WOMEN AND THE RESCUE OF VASHTI”
Prof. Shaul Kelner,  Associate Professor of Sociology & Jewish Studies
Sarratt 189

EVENING PROGRAM

7:00 “HAREM TALES AND HORROR STORIES”
Prof. Amy-Jill Levine,  Carpenter Professor of New Testament Studies and University Professor of New Testament and Jewish Studies
DIV 122

CO-SPONSORS

  • Project Safe
  • The Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center
  • Vanderbilt Hillel
  • Baptist Collegiate Ministries at Vanderbilt Place
  • The Office of the University Chaplain and Religious Life
  • VDS Carpenter Program in Religion, Gender, and Sexuality
  • Program in Women’s and Gender Studies
 

Jillian is a perfect match for the seminar. She will contribute enormously to the conversation and equally gain from it at.