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Tues Jan 16 (4pm & 7pm) - Jewish & Trans Identity with Joy Ladin

This message was sent to Students, Faculty, and Staff on January 12, 2018 by Seth M. Wax, Chaplain's Office.

Message:
Tues Jan 16 (4pm & 7pm) - Jewish & Trans Identity with Joy Ladin Dr Joy Ladin will explore Jewish and trans identity through her personal experience and her work. Join her for a reading from her memoir and poetry collections (4pm, JRC - 24 Stetson Ct) followed by a lecture on her new book on religion from a transgender perspective (7pm, Griffin 3). MORE: http://web.williams.edu/messages/show.php?id=45581 from Seth M. Wax, Chaplain's Office
Message details:
Meet Me at the Intersection of Trans and Jewish Identity Professor Joy Ladin, the first and still only openly transgender employee of an Orthodox Jewish institution, will explore the intersections and collisions of trans and Jewish identity through her personal experience and her work on theorizing trans identities in relation to religious traditions. Professor Ladin will give a reading from her memoir and two recently published poetry collections, followed by a lecture on her forthcoming book on reading God and Torah from a transgender perspective. Tues Jan 16, 2018 4pm Poetry & Memoir Reading - JRC (24 Stetson Court) 7:00pm Lecture - Griffin 3 Co-sponsored by the Williams College Jewish Association, the Chaplains' Office, the Dively Committee for Human Sexuality and Diversity, the Lecture Committee, and the Oakley Center for Humanities and Social Sciences, with support from the English Department and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies.

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