Syracuse University is hosting "Feminism, Sexuality and the Return of Religion" on April 26-28, 2007. Featuring speakers: Helene Cixous, Judith Butler, bell hooks,
Catharine Keller, Gianni Vattimo, Sarah Coakley, Mark Jordan, Saba Mahmood.
"A constellation of internationally prominent philosophers and theologians gather
to ask, What does the 'return of religion' mean for women and for human sexuality?
What new openings for feminism and gender theory are being made by the renewed interest
of intellectuals in religion? How can we reimagine God and the divine beyond patriarchy
and homophobia? How are feminist and gender theory to respond to the worldwide resurgence
of religious fundamentalisms?
Contact Mary Ann Hess for more conference information.