Symposium on Gender and Sexuality in/around Judaism and Islam

Sponsored by artsmethods@manchester

Conference Room (C1.18), Graduate School of Arts, Languages and Cultures, Ellen Wilkinson Building, University of Manchester

December 12, 2019

10:00-10:30am: Registration and Coffee/Tea (Atrium)

10:30-11am: Adi S. Bharat, University of Manchester
Queering Jewish-Muslim relations in France: Beit Haverim and HM2F

11-11:30am: Ezra Stripe, Hidayah LGBTQI
Seeking guidance, needing redemption: The real lives at the centre of LGBT discourse in Islam

11:30-12pm: TBC, TBC

12-12:30pm: Cathy Gelbin, University of Manchester
Gender, sex and Jewishness in early queer cinema

12:30-1:30pm: Lunch (Atrium)

1:30-2pm: Dalia Mostafa, University of Manchester
1940s’ Alexandria as a melting pot of religions and ideologies in Youssef Chahine’s film Alexandria .. Why?

2-2:30pm: Noam Sienna, University of Minnesota
A Rainbow Thread: The intersection of Jewish and queer identities from the first century to 1969

2:30-2:45pm: Break (Atrium)

2:45-4:15pm: Imam Ludovic-Mohamed Zahed, CALEM Institute & Rabbi Elli Sarah, Brighton and Hove Progressive Synagogue
Queer(ing) Islam and Judaism: Theological perspectives

4:15-4:30pm: Break (Atrium)

4:30-5:45pm: Keynote