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Sat, Jan 22



Pagan Scholar Giovanna Parmigiani to Speak at Cherry Hill Seminary

Harvard Divinity School's Giovanna Parmigiani shares her insights and research into contemporary Paganism, part of Cherry Hill Seminary's FREE Coming to the Center lecture series.

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Pagan Scholar Giovanna Parmigiani to Speak at Cherry Hill Seminary

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Jan 22, 2022, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM EST


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Giovanna Parmigiani, Ph.D., is Harvard Divinity  School Professor of Religion and Cultural Anthropology. She is an  anthropologist of religion and a scholar of Contemporary Paganisms. Her  work is firmly grounded in ethnographic and auto-ethnographic practices,  and her primary interests are the relationships between religion,  politics, and gender. Her first monograph, Feminism, Violence and Representation in Modern Italy: “We Are Witnesses, Not Victims” (Indiana University Press, 2019) dealt with violence against women, and her second, The Spider Dance: Tradition, Time, and Healing in Southern Italy (Equinox Publishing, forthcoming) with contemporary Pagan women and  healing. At HDS, Dr. Parmigiani teaches courses on Contemporary  Paganisms, Earth-Based Religions, New Age Spiritualities, the  Anthropology of Magic, and Religion and Healing. This special Coming to the Center is presented in celebration of S.C. Interfaith Harmony Month, and in collaboration with Interfaith Partners of South Carolina.

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