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Vanderbilt Director of Religion, Gender and Sexuality Program to Speak at Drury

For Immediate Release: February 18

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Rebecca Denton
Theme Year Co-Director
Assistant Professor of Education
Phone: (417) 873-7377
E-mail: rdenton@drury.edu

SPRINGFIELD , Mo. , February 18, 2009 — Dr. Ellen Armour will present “Theology, Theory and the Debate over Homosexuality” on Thursday, Feb. 26 at 11 a.m. in Clara Thompson Hall.

Dr. Armour is the author of Deconstruction, Feminist Theology, and the Problem of Difference: Subverting the Race/Gender Divide and co-editor of Bodily Citations: Judith Butler and Religion. Her current book project, tentatively called Signs and Wonders: Theology After Modernity, will diagnose and craft a theological response to the shifts in our understanding of “man” and “his” others (sexed/raced, animal and divine) as modernity declines.

This event is co-sponsored by the Drury School of Religion.

Drury University 's 2008-2009 convocation series Entrepreneurship & Innovation focuses on unique and innovative approaches to business, social and environmental issues. This series features the stories of individuals and organizations who apply energy and ingenuity to improve their world.

Events are free and open to the public. For more information, please contact Rebecca Denton at (417) 873-7377, or by e-mail at rdenton@drury.edu, or visit www.drury.edu/convo0809.

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