Research presentation - gender and religion

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Wednesday 20 September 2017

Sexing the Bible: Gender and religion in the work of Jeanette Winterson.

Join us and Dr Emily McAvan for a presentation of her research which centres on the intersection between the secular and the religious, focusing on the aesthetic, gendered and sexual implications of the sacred.

Emily McAvan

Dr Emily McAvan is an academic and writer based in Melbourne, Australia. Her first book The Postmodern Sacred: Popular Culture and Spirituality in the Science Fiction, Fantasy and Urban Fantasy Genres was published by McFarland in 2012. Currently, she teaches literature and creative writing at Victoria University. Her writing has appeared in the Guardian, Billboard magazine, Overland, SBS, and elsewhere. She is a published poet. 


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Dr Emily McAvan


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20 September 2017, 1:00pm to 2:00pm


Footscray Park Ballarat Road

Building D, Level 6, Room D661

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