“The Ethiopian Eunuch: Gender and Racialization in Byzantium”
Virtual Lecture via Zoom
Friday, February 19, 2021
4:30–6 p.m. EST
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, advanced registration is required.