Kislak Center, 6th fl, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library, 3420 Walnut Street
The Penn Humanties Forum Presents
Why are sex and jewelry, particularly circular jewelry, particularly finger rings, so often connected? Why do rings keep getting into stories about marriage and adultery, love and betrayal? Wendy Doniger, author of more than 40 books on the history of myth and religion, explains the recurrence of rings as sexual symbols from ancient Indian mythology to contemporary cinema.
For the full PHF announcement, click here. This event is co-sponsored by the Department of Religious Studies.