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2021 Jackson Lecture in Byzantine Art: Dr. Roland Betancourt, "The Ethiopian Eunuch: Gender and Racialization in Byzantium"
Join us for the 2021 Jackson Lecture in Byzantine Art, “The Ethiopian Eunuch: Gender and Racialization in Byzantium” by Dr. Roland Betancourt.

Betancourt will present research from his recent book, Byzantine Intersectionality: Sexuality, Gender, and Race in the Middle Ages (Princeton University Press, 2020).

Roland Betancourt is Professor of Art History and Chancellor’s Fellow at the University of California at Irvine. His research focuses on the visual culture of the Byzantine Empire. He is the author of Sight, Touch, and Imagination in Byzantium (2018) and Performing the Gospels in Byzantium: Sight, Sound, and Space in the Divine Liturgy (2021).

The talk is virtual via Zoom, and free and open to the public; however, registration is required.

The Jackson Lecture in Byzantine Art is generously supported by Lynn Jackson.
For more information: joseph.kopta@temple.edu

Banner image: Image: Ethiopian Eunuch and Philip in the Menalogion of Basil II, ca. 1000 CE (Vatican Library, Vat.gr.1613, fol. 107). © Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, http://digi.vatlib.it/view/MSS_Vat.gr.1613/0129

Feb 19, 2021 04:30 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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