RFG Reading Group Discussion: Leah DeVun’s “The Hyena’s Unclean Sex: Beasts, Bestiaries, and Jewish Communities”

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January 18, 2022 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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Reading group discussion: Leah DeVun's "The Monstrous Races: Mapping the Borders of Sex"

Zoom meeting link: https://ucsb.zoom.us/j/84025262121?pwd=SGVQRFpnbkhlcUlZcTBZRTRRa0VvUT09

Join the Un-disciplining Premodern Histories of Race and Gender Research Focus Group as we continue reading from Leah DeVun’s pathbreaking history of nonbinary sex, The Shape of Sex: Nonbinary Gender from Genesis to the Renaissance (New York: Columbia University Press, 2021), in preparation for her talk on January 31st. This week we will be reading the third chapter: “The Hyena’s Unclean Sex: Beasts, Bestiaries, and Jewish Communities.”

Please email reemtaha@ucsb.edu or jessicazisa@ucsb.edu for access to the reading.

Sponsored by the IHC’s Un-disciplining Premodern Histories of Race and Gender Research Focus Group and Medieval Studies

 

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