Joan R. Branham

WSRP Research Associate 2001-2002

Research project

Sacred Space as Gendered Space: Women, Blood, and Sacrifice in Late Antiquity

This project examines visual and textual representations of women and sacred spaces, focusing on the problematic substance of blood-- reproductive and sacrificial-- as it governs the relationship of gender and sacrality in early Christianity and late-antique Judaism.


HDS 1896: Sacred Space and Gendered Space: Seminar (Fall 2001)