Dear workshop attendees,
Here’s wishing everyone a happy new year with hopes that you had a restful or perhaps productive winter break. We have an exciting quarter ahead in the Hebrew Bible Workshop, so please mark your calendars with the following dates.
We are especially pleased to welcome on February 20th Prof. Baruch J. Schwartz, Associate Professor in the Department of Bible at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and for this quarter the Greenberg Visiting Professor of Jewish Studies in the University of Chicago Divinity School. Please join us as we welcome Prof. Schwartz, and we also hope you can join us for stimulating presentations by four of our peers in the doctoral program.
The full schedule for this quarter is as follows:
Tuesday, January 16th – Swift 208 – 5 pm: Liane Marquis, PhD Candidate in Hebrew Bible (Divinity), presenting on “Sibling Rivalry and Sacrifice: Law, Narrative and the Making of Theory in Leviticus 9–10.” This is a practice job talk, so feedback will be much appreciated!
Monday, January 22nd – Swift 208 – 5 pm: David Ridge, PhD Student in Hebrew Bible (Divinity), presenting on “The Betrothal Type-Scene in 2 Samuel 11.”
Monday, February 5th – Swift 106 – 5 pm: Cathleen Chopra-McGowan, PhD Student in Hebrew Bible (Divinity), presenting on Lamentations 3.
Monday, February 12th (co-sponsored with the Jewish Studies Workshop) – Cobb 110 – 5 pm: Aslan Cohen, PhD Student in Hebrew Bible (Divinity), presenting on “Ezekiel: A Man of Letters.”
Tuesday, February 20th – Swift 208 – 5 pm: Baruch J. Schwartz, Visiting Greenberg Professor of Jewish Studies, presenting on “Deuteronomy 31: Its Composition and its Significance for How the Pentateuch Ends.”
More information, including talk titles and abstracts, will be circulated closer to each date.
If you are interested in presenting your research at the workshop in the Spring quarter, please write firstname.lastname@example.org
. We are looking forward to seeing you this quarter!