SheFest presents Reforming Women: Feminist Stories of Religious Change
When: March 6 2018
Where: Sheffield, United Kingdom
How did the Reformation shape and reshape female body image?
Why and how did some nuns reject the "liberation" offered by reformers?
How do decisions taken by sixteenth and seventeenth century bible translators impact women's lives today?
Historians Elizabeth Goodwin and Sasha Garwood are joined by linguist Iona Hine to tell tales of their encounters with reforming women. A trio of short talks will be followed by an open Q&A chaired by BBC Radio Sheffield's Jennifer Vernon-Edwards.
Dr Iona Hine
Time & Date:
Friday 6 March, 6-7.30pm
Council Room, Firth Court, Western Bank, Sheffield S10 2TN
This exciting Shefest International Women's Day event is proudly supported by the University of Sheffield through their insightful and engaging academics being involved in these marvellous workshops addressing gender, equality, human rights and more.