Winter Quarter 2021

Please see below for a schedule of this quarter’s events, all of which will take place via Zoom. For details or requests about accommodations, please contact Doren Snoek ( A very few updates may be forthcoming.


Monday, Feb 8, 4:30pm

“Empire Language | Nation Language: How Bible Translations Engage Race and Empire”

by Steed Davidson

Professor of Hebrew Bible / Old Testament

McCormick Theological Seminary


Monday, Feb 15, 4:30pm

“Beware her Path: Eve in Greek and Syriac Poetry from Late Antiquity”

by Erin Galgay Walsh

Assistant Professor of New Testament and Early Christianity

University of Chicago Divinity School

(cosponsored with the Early Christian Studies Workshop)


Monday, Feb 22, 4:00pm

“Habitus of Empire: The Tribute Scene in Assyrian Art”

by Jessie DeGrado

Assistant Professor of Ancient Middle East Studies

University of Michigan


Tue, Mar 9, 5:00pm

Song of Songs and Its Literary Context*

a workshop with Adele Berlin

Robert H. Smith Professor of Biblical Studies (Emerita)

University of Maryland




*Registration and light preparation for this event are required. Please contact to register.

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