Live Performance Lecture - Peterson Toscano
7/24/2013, 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Free and Open to the Public
Location: Vanderbilt Divinity School (Google map of this location)
Transfigurations - Transgressing Gender The Bible
In a lively performance, Peterson Toscano explores the stories of gender-variant and gender non-conforming characters in the Bible. Hilarious, moving, and grounded in scholarship, Toscano’s “performance lecture” deepens well-known (and lesser-known) Bible stories as he presents an array of characters with an array of genders.
Human Rights Campaign Summer Institute: In cooperation with the Human Rights Campaign, the Carpenter Program in Religion, Gender, and Sexuality Studies is hosting for the fourth year their Summer Institute. An ecumenical group of seventeen advanced seminary students from around the country and internationally will convene at Vanderbilt Divinity School for a series of workshops with and lectures by some of the foremost scholar-activists on issues of religion and sexuality in the U.S.