Event Date: Tuesday, April 30th 2013, 5:30pm
Chapel, Pacific School of Religion, 1798 Scenic Avenue, Berkeley
5:30pm Reception, 6:30pm Lecture
Tensions abound in nearly every word of this lecture’s title – how can one be a feminist and queer or queer and a Christian? How can one need a category such as “woman” in order to give feminism a focus and still wish to queer the notion of women without doing intellectual and emotional contortions? I propose to navigate these questions and vexations with the aid of our cross-dressing Christian ancestors, queer mystics, and a range of radically incarnated Christian “others.” I will then ask if...