A Roundtable Discussion
Dr VictorIa Bateman (Faculty of Economics, Cambridge)
Professor Sarah Coakley (Faculty of Divinity, Cambridge)
Professor Carmen-Helena Téllez (Faculty of Music, Notre Dame)
Dr Tali Arman-Partock (Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, Cambridge)
Ms Naz Yeni (Theatre Director)
Reverend Peterson Feital (Minister to the Cultural and Fashion Industries in London)
An interdisciplinary round table discussion about the lecture as performance, gender and authority. The panel will comprise Naz Yeni, a Theatre Director for many at the Turkish State Theatre who studied at King’s College London, Cambridge, and is currently a Ph.D. student at Anglia Ruskin; Prof Sarah Coakley who teaches modern and contemporary Philosophy of Religion at the Divinity Faculty (Faculty of Divinity, Cambridge); Venezuelan-American conductor and scholar Prof Carmen-Helena Tellez (Faculty of Music, Notre Dame); Dr Victoria Bateman feminist economist (Faculty of Economics, Cambridge) who has explored perceptions of the female body with artists; Rvd Peterson Feital (Minister to the Cultural and Fashion Industries in London) who will talk about the Pope’s fashion following his recent invitation to the Vatican to research the subject and Dr Tali Artman-Partock an Israel Institute post-doctoral fellow at the Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies who specializes in Jewish and Christian constructions of gender and sexuality in Late Antiquity.
Professor Sarah Coakley is the Norris Hulse Professor of Divinity, Cambridge. She is a leading scholar on gender and sexuality read from a philosophy of religion perspective. Her research interests vary but have 'focussed on combining both analytic and continental traditions in her own research, whilst also charting the connections with feminist philosophy'. Out of her monographs, two that have been particularly relevant to my own research are 'God, Sexuality and the Self' (2013) and 'The New Asceticism: Sexuality, Gender and the Quest for God' (2015).
Professor Carmen-Helena Téllez is Professor of Conducting at the University of Notre Dame where she teaches conducting for the Sacred Music Program. She also leads a series of projects in Interdisciplinary Sacred Music Drama. She is a performer herself and is the Artistic Co-Director of Aguavá New Music Studio and finally, is the resident conductor of the Chicago Contemporary Chamber Players. She is renowned as a 'specialist in twentieth and twenty-first century choral sacred repertory, a major growth area for Notre Dame's new Program in Sacred Music'.
Dr Victoria Bateman is a Director of Studies, Fellow and College Lecturer in Economics at Gonville & Caius College, University of Cambridge, and Fellow of the Legatum Institute. Her interests range from popular economics, feminism and the history of economics. Themes which she has published widely on with the Bloomberg View. She furthermore, 'explores perceptions of the female body through her work with noted artists and through various writings which combine both economics and feminism.
Dr Tali-Artman Partock is an Israel Institute Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, Cambridge. There she acts as an affiliated researcher in Rabbinic Literature and editor of MML's Israel Studies Lecture Series. Her research interests focusses on 'Jewish and Christian constructions of gender and sexuality in the Late Antiquity, the interaction between Rabbinic literature and Graeco-Roman rhetoric and Philosophy, and connections between Modern Hebrew literature and ancient texts'.
Reverend Peterson Feital (Minister to the Cultural and Fashion Industries in London) is a theologian who researches fashion and theology at King's College London. He set up the first Anglican Centre for Pioneering Learning and is the founder of Haven + London. He has been 'featured in Financial Times, Evening Standard, Soho Clarion, Getting Images, Cause Magazine, Church of England News, The Archbishop of York Digest News' and many others. He tentatively plans to talk about the Pope’s fashion following his recent invitation to the Vatican to research the subject.
Ms Naz Yeni is Theatre Director at the Turkish State Theatre. She studied at King’s College London, and is currently a Ph.D. student at Anglia Ruskin.
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