ECSW Schedule 2018-2019

Detail of an Icon of the Annunciation in St. Catherine’s Monastery, Mt. Sinai. 12th Century.

All meetings will take place in Swift 208 on Monday at 4:30-6:00pm unless otherwise noted.

Autumn 2018

  • October 8 – Prof. Emily R. Cain (Loyola)– “Medically Modified Eyes: A Baptismal Cataract Surgery in Clement of Alexandria.”
  • October 15 – Prof. Allison Gray (St. Mary’s Texas) – “The Job Market for Bible: Two Recent Successes.” (co-sponsored with the Hebrew Bible Workshop and Craft of Teaching Program) Please note that this session will begin at 5pm in Swift 208.
  • October 29 – David Orsbon (Chicago) – “Handmaiden to Creation: Natura and the Formation of Early Christian Thought.”
  • November 12 – Hannah Stork (Chicago) – “‘Children of the Slave Woman’: Proto-Muslims and Ishmaelite Descent.”
  • November 26 – Nathan J. Hardy (Chicago) – “Body, Text, Statue, Successor: Conflict, Exclusion, and Identity Formation in the Greek Acts of Mark.”