Autumn Quarter 2021 Schedule

We are pleased to announce the schedule for Autumn Quarter 2021. Unless otherwise indicated, the in-person location for this quarter’s events is Swift 208. The times of events posted here are U.S. Central Time. In-person attendance is invited at hybrid format events. Virtual format events will not have an in-person component. For details, Zoom links to the meeting, or accommodations, or to be added to the workshop mailing list, please contact Tyler Harris ( or Jaeseok Heo (


Tuesday, October 12, 5:00pm
UPDATED: Tuesday, October 19, 5:00pm
Hybrid Format

“Archival Remediation and Identity Construction in the Chronicler’s Genealogies”

by Doren Snoek

PhD Candidate, Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations

University of Chicago


Tuesday, October 26, 5:00pm
Virtual Format

“Butchery and Blood Disposal in Ancient Israel:
What does 1 Sam 14:31–35 Add to the Picture?”

by Julia Rhyder

Assistant Professor of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations

Harvard University


Tuesday, November 9, 5:00pm
Format TBA
UPDATED: Hybrid Format

“What Happened when God Descended upon the Mountain in Fire and Smoke?
Remaining Problems in the Theophany Account”

by David Ridge

PhD Student, Divinity School

University of Chicago


Tuesday, November 16, 5:00pm
Hybrid Format

“The Proposal”

by Simeon Chavel

Associate Professor of Hebrew Bible in the Divinity School

University of Chicago


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