Numata Visiting Professor of Buddhist Studies, Prof. Bee Scherer, investigates human sexualities and gender diversities within the vast array of Buddhist traditions from textual-historical, philosophical and anthropological angles. How did Buddhist attitudes towards LGBTI identities and practices develop and transform through time and space? The lecture will point to possible intersections, commonalities and disjunctions between Buddhist philosophies and performances and Queer theory and subversions and exemplify the reception of the queering impulses within Buddhist traditions. Tuesday, Nov. 18, 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.; Birks 111 (3520 University). For more info, go here.