Join us at 9:30 am Pacific on Thursday, March 23rd for the eighth lecture in the Badè Museum‘s virtual series, “Women & Gender Performance in the Ancient Middle East.” This program is hosted by the Badè Museum in partnership with the Archaeological Research Facility (ARF) at UC Berkeley.
Dr. Pratima Gopalakrishnan will present “Laboring Women: Work and Domestic Space in the Late Ancient Near East”
Pratima Gopalakrishnan is Provost’s Early Career Fellow in the Department of Classics at the University of Texas at Austin. She is an historian of late antique Near Eastern Jewish communities. Her current research focuses on labor and the household, and the interconnections of agricultural and domestic economies. She received her PhD in Religious Studies from Yale University, with a Certificate in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. In Fall 2022, she was also an Educational and Cultural Affairs Junior Research Fellow at the Albright Institute for Archaeological Research (Jerusalem).
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