Lecture: Li Ka Shing sponsored | January 17 | 12-2 p.m. | 602 Barrows Hall
Nadera Shalhoub-Kevorkian, Lawrence D. Biele Chair in Law at the Faculty of Law-Institute of Criminology and the School of Social Work and Public Welfare, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Based on three interrelated theoretical frameworksinstitutional racism, settler colonialism and security and biblical reasoning- what Professor Shalhoub-Kevorkian defines as security theology- the presentation will examine the invasion of the girl child body and space in Occupied East Jerusalem (OEJ).
Lecture | January 17 | 4-6 p.m. | 370 Dwinelle Hall
Julia Watts Belser, Associate Professor of Jewish Studies in the Theology Department,Georgetown University.
Disability Studies Research Cluster, HIFIS
Ancient Jewish accounts of the Roman conquest of Jerusalem use disability to reckon with charged questions about power, violence, and resistance. Bringing feminist disability studies to bear on rabbinic Jewish narrative, this lecture argues that disability affords the rabbis a complex symbolic discourse with which to grapple with the power of God and the brutality of empire.
Lecture | January 25 | 5:30-7 p.m. | Wheeler Hall, Maude Fife Room, 3rd Floor
Artist Anicka Yi will talk about her work and artistic practice as it relates to synthetic biology, bio engineering, extinction, and bio fiction.
Comics as Feminist Intervention: The reading and making of 'Lissa: a graphic novel about medical promise, friendship, and revolution
Lecture | January 29 | 5-6:30 p.m. | 204 Wheeler Hall
Sherine Hamdy, Associate Professor of Anthropology, University of California, Irvine
'Lissa' debuted as the first book in a new series of ethnoGRAPHICs, combining anthropological insight with comics form.
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