2/2 STUDENT EVENT | Ancient Perspectives on Same-Sex Relationships
Tuesday, February 2, 2021, 2:00 pm PST - 3:00 pm PST
NOTE: DATE CHANGE!
How has the story of Sodom and Gomorrah as related in the Qur’an and Hebrew Bible shaped the ways Jews, Muslims and Christians thought and continue to think about same sex relationships?
Join Stroum Center Cole Fellow Brendan Goldman to explore this question through close readings of the story in the Qur’an and Hebrew Bible. We will examine how premodern and current interpretations of this story have shaped conceptions of homosexuality and the boundaries of acceptable sexual behaviors.
Goldman will teach Queer Premodernity (JEW ST 489/HSTCMP 490) in Spring 2021, so this is a great opportunity to experience his teaching style and subject matter.
Open to undergrads and graduate students only.
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