Wednesday, January 23, 2008

January 24 Lecture by Bruce Venarde

The Holocaust Center of the United Jewish Federation


Parallel Persecutions?

Sodomites and Jews in Medieval Europe


Bruce Venarde

Department of History

University of Pittsburgh

Thursday, January 24, 2008

7:00 p.m.

Jewish Community Center of Pittsburgh
Darlington Road Entrance, Squirrel Hill

Bruce Venarde is Associate Professor of History, Classics, and History of Art & Architecture at the University of Pittsburgh. An award-winning teacher, he is also the Director of Undergraduate Studies in History. His research primarily concerns Christians and Christianity in the Middle Ages, on which he has published extensively. His interests also include gender and sexuality, European racism from medieval to modern times, and medieval Latin literature and culture.

This is the final program in a series presented in connection with the exhibition The Nazi Persecution of Homosexuals 1933-1945, organized by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and currently at the Jewish Community Center of Pittsburgh.

With support from the Lambda Foundation and individual donors

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