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Appropriately Subversive: Modern Mothers in Traditional Religions


May 13, 2015
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Terrace Room, Margaret Jacks Hall

Lecture by Tova Hartman (Bar Ilan University). David S. Lobel Visiting Scholar lecture, sponsored by the Taube Center for Jewish Studies and co-sponsored by the Department of Religious Studies and the Program in Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies.  Free and open to the public.

This talk will explore, from a theoretical and practical perspective, the meeting places of commitment to tradition and feminism. How can contemporary religion, in particular Judaism, maintain its coherence and integrity while facing and being claimed by feminist challenges?