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Sunday, June 16 • 10:45am - 11:45am
Warrior heroines in the Bible

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Our collective memory is replete with the Tanakh's violent stories of war and conquest executed by men. In these stories, the role of women is often marginal and they are mostly presented as victims. So it might come as a surprise to learn that several heroines—deadly female protagonists—kill the enemy’s hero. In this session we will engage in a gender and feminist reading of the stories of these Biblical heroines.

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Yona Gilead

Dr Gilead is the Malka Einhorn Modern Hebrew Senior Lecturer and Program Coordinator at the department of Hebrew, Biblical and Jewish Studies at the University of Sydney. Yona teaches Modern Hebrew as an additional language (L2), including at beginners, intermediate, and advanced... Read More →

Sunday June 16, 2019 10:45am - 11:45am PDT
Collaboration Space 1

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