Spring Quarter 2021 Schedule

We are very pleased to announce the schedule for Spring Quarter 2021. All events will take place on Zoom. For details, links to the meetings, or accommodations, please contact Doren Snoek (dsnoek@uchicago.edu).

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Monday, April 12, at 4:30pm*

“Syriac Exodus, Samaritan Torah, and the Mythos of Philological Discovery”

by Matthew Chalmers

Visiting Assistant Professor in Religious Studies

Northwestern University

(cosponsored with the Early Christian Studies Workshop)

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Monday, April 26, 4:30pm

“The Daughter of Ham Speaks: Noah’s Curse in the Poetry of Narsai”

by Erin Galgay Walsh

Assistant Professor of New Testament and Early Christianity

University of Chicago Divinity School

(cosponsored with the Early Christian Studies Workshop)

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Tuesday, May 4, 4:30pm

“Contending with Divine Rage in Jeremiah 25”

by Jaime Waters

Associate Professor of Catholic Studies

DePaul University

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Wednesday, May 19, 4:30pm

“Revisiting the ‘Ashurites’ of Eshbaal’s State (2 Sam 2:9)”

by Charles Wilson

Ph.D. student

The University of Chicago

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Tuesday, May 25, 4:30pm

“Getting the Story Straight: Plot Structure and Eventfulness in Judean (and Egyptian) Novellas”

by Joey Cross

Ph.D. student

The University of Chicago

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Tuesday, June 1, 4:30pm

“Clarifying the Origins of the Biblical Hebrew ‘Converted Perfect'”

by Andrew Zulker

Ph.D. student

The University of Chicago

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Final workshop meeting in winter quarter

Please note that the Hebrew Bible and Early Jewish Reception workshop will convene once more this quarter, on Thursday 3/18 at 1pm. Doren Snoek will present dissertation work in progress on “Scribal Media and Social Memory.”

For details, accommodations, or a Zoom invite, please contact dsnoek@uchicago.edu.