Winter 2014 Schedule

Tuesday, January 28th, 4:30-6:00 in Swift 106, Craft of Teaching Pedagogy Event:

This workshop will focus on teaching the Bible–its texts, languages, and history–with technology, covering a range of approaches from online resources to online teaching.  Join us for presentations and discussions with two recent Bible program alumnae: Anne Knafl, Bibliographer for Religion and Philosophy at the University of Chicago Library, and Annette Huizenga, Assistant Professor of New Testament at the University of Dubuque Theological Seminary.  Co-sponsored by the Early Christian Studies Workshop and the Bible Area Club.

Monday, February 3rd, 4:30-6:00 in Swift 106, Seth Sanders, Associate Professor of Religion at Trinity College, will present a paper entitled, “What if there aren’t any empirical models for Pentateuchal Criticism?”

Monday, February 24th, 4:30-6:00 in Swift 106, Hindy Najman, Associate Professor of Religious Studies at Yale University, will present a paper entitled, “Radical Hope and the Revitalization of Scripture in  Jewish Antiquity: Rereading 4Ezra.”

Tuesday, February 25th, 4:30-6:00 in Swift 106, Craft of Teaching Pedagogy Event:

The program featuring Hindy Najman, Associate Professor of Religious Studies at Yale University, and Margaret Mitchell, Dean and Shailer Mathews Professor of New Testament and Early Christian Literature at the University of Chicago Divinity School, and moderated by Jonathan Soyars, PhD student in New Testament and Early Christian Literature, will explore a variety of questions around the art of lecturing. Profs. Najman and Mitchell, both seasoned lecturers, will offer reflections on their experiences lecturing in different pedagogical settings, after which we will open up the floor for group discussion.  Cosponsored by the Early Christian Studies Workshop and the Bible Area Club.

Monday, March 3rd, 4:30-6:00 in Swift 106, Drayton Benner, PhD Candidate in NELC, will present a paper TBA.