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Spring Lectures

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Wed, April 24, 2013 06:30PM -
Tue, May 07, 2013 08:30PM
Fort Mason, Room C370
Fort Mason, Room C370, San Francisco CA 94123
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$10 for Stanford Women's Club of SF members and Class of 2000 and younger; all other $15
Ms. Laurel Ann Winzler

Presenting two lectures on Women in Early Christianity and the figure of Mary Magdalene in scripture, culture and art.  These lectures will dovetail with the San Francisco Opera's world-premiere production of "The Gospel of Mary Magdalene", running June 19 - July 7, 2013.

Wednesday, April 24, 2013 – Kirsti Barrett Copeland, Ph.D.
Women in Early Christianity

Dr. Copeland is a lecturer in the Stanford Department of Religious Studies. Her lecture will explore the roles of Mary Magdalene and the other female characters in the early Christian community, as described in the canonical gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke and John, and also as portrayed in the non-canonical Gospels of Mary, Phillip and Thomas.

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Tuesday, May 7, 2013 – Barbara Pitkin, Ph.D.
The Magdalene Figure in Religion, Art and Culture

Dr. Pitkin is a Senior Lecturer in the Stanford Department of Religious Studies. Her lecture will focus on the figure of Mary Magdalene in religion, art and culture from the Middle Ages to the present.

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