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Sunday, August 18 • 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Jewish and Queer? The Intertwining of Religious and Sexual Identities in ‘“Call Me by Your Name”

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In the beautiful novel and movie “Call Me By Your Name”, Elio is attracted to Oliver partly because of his carefree identification as a Jew. Yet, why is awakening to Jewish identity linked to an awakening of Elio’s sexuality? David will explore how this novel helps illuminate the nature of global identities today. No prior reading necessary.

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David Bilchitz

David is Professor of Fundamental Rights Law at the University of Johannesburg and Secretary-General of the International Association of Constitutional Law. He was a founder of Limmud SA and chair of Limmud International. He teaches on the Melton adult education programme and is a... Read More →

Sunday August 18, 2019 2:15pm - 3:15pm PDT
Room 6

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