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Yakir Englander

Video: The Male Body in Ultra-Orthodox Jewish Theology

April 25, 2022

"The Male Body in Ultra-Orthodox Jewish Theology" invites us into a rich cultural world, usually envisioned as the temple of the intellect, and reveals how it actually places the gendered body at center stage. With the sympathy of a former practitioner and the insight of a theologian, Yakir Englander grapples with the challenges of sexuality to a life of piety.... Read more about Video: The Male Body in Ultra-Orthodox Jewish Theology

Heather White

Research Associate Heather White on 'Hosting the Counterculture'

March 4, 2022

Heather White is Visiting Assistant Professor of Religion and Gender and Queer Studies at HDS and a WSRP Research Associate for 2021–22. Heather teaches in religious studies and in gender, queer and feminist studies, and is the author of Reforming Sodom: Protestants and the Rise of Gay Rights (University of North Carolina Press, 2015) and co-editor (with Bethany Moreton and Gillian Frank) of Devotions and Desires: Histories of Sexuality and Religion in the Twentieth-Century United States (University of North Carolina Press, 2018).... Read more about Research Associate Heather White on 'Hosting the Counterculture'

Rahina Muazu

Video: 'Why Invite Her Here? Her Voice is 'Awra!'': The Female Voice and 'Vocal Nudity' Debates in Northern Nigeria

January 10, 2022
As part of the 2021-22 WSRP Lecture Series, Rahina Muazu, (Leibniz-Zentrum Moderner Orient Berlin), Visiting Lecturer on Women's Studies and Islam, gave the lecture, "Why Invite Her Here? Her Voice is 'Awra!'": The Female Voice and 'Vocal Nudity' Debates in Northern Nigeria."... Read more about Video: 'Why Invite Her Here? Her Voice is 'Awra!'': The Female Voice and 'Vocal Nudity' Debates in Northern Nigeria

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