All meetings are on Monday, 4:30-6:00pm in S403, unless otherwise noted.
- October 7 – Andrew Langford (Chicago) & Matthijs den Dulk (Chicago) – “Polycarp & Polemo: Early Christianity at the Center of the Second Sophistic.“
- October 21 – Justin Howell (Chicago) – “Covert and Secure Speech in Luke-Acts.”
- November 4 – Drew Strait (Pretoria) - “Pseudo-Solomon’s Polemic Against Imperial Cult Media and Paul’s Speech on the Areopagus.”
- December 3 (NB: this is a Tuesday) – Prof. Urban von Wahlde (Loyola) - “Some Seldom Noticed Features of the Gospel of John.”
- December 9 – James Covington (Chicago) – “How to Do Things with God’s Words: Translation Technique of Divine Speech Acts in LXX Genesis.” --cosponsored by the Hebrew Bible Workshop. This meeting will be in S201.
- January 13 – Cameron Ferguson (Chicago) – “The Pauline Eucharist According to the Gospel of Mark.”
- January 27 – Prof. John Kloppenborg (Toronto) - “Paying for Dinner: Financial Practices in Early Christ Groups.”
- January 28 - (NB: this is a Tuesday)– Pedagogy Session: “Teaching the Bible with Technology” with Anne Knafl (Bibliographer for Religion and Philosophy) and Annette Huizenga (Dubuque) --cosponsored by the Hebrew Bible Workshop. This meeting will be in S106.
- February 10 – Patricia Duncan (Chicago) - “The Epistula Petri and the Right Reading of Scripture.”
- February 24 - Prof. Hindy Najman (Yale) - “Radical Hope and the Revitalization of Scripture in Jewish Antiquity: Rereading 4Ezra.” --cosponsored by the Hebrew Bible Workshop. This meeting will be in S106.
- February 25 (NB: this is a Tuesday)– Pedagogy Session: “The Art of Lecturing” with Prof. Hindy Najman (Yale) and Dean Margaret M. Mitchell (Chicago), moderated by Jonathan E. Soyars --cosponsored by the Hebrew Bible Workshop. This meeting will be in S106.
- April 14 – Romulus Stefanut (Chicago) - “The Genre of De Vita Contemplativa as a Vehicle for Bios Theoretikos”
- April 21 – Prof. Harry O. Maier (Vancouver) - “Visual Exegesis, Paul, and Empire” -cosponsored by the Chicago Center for the Study of Ancient Religion (CSAR)
- April 28 – Prof. Jaś Elsner (Oxford/Chicago) - “Concealment and Revelation: The Pola Casket and the Visuality of Early Christian Relics.”
- May 19 – Prof. Christoph Markschies (Berlin) - “New Remarks on the ‘Grande Notice’ (Irenaeus, Adversus Haereses I.1 ff.)” - Prof. Markschies will also give a public lecture at the Divinity School on May 20. See details here.
- June 2 – Prof. Elizabeth Asmis (Chicago) - “Lucretius’ On the Nature of Things as a Conversion Narrative.”