Lecture Series in Hebrew Bible/Northwest Semitics Announced

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Join us for the February and March 2018 Lecture Series in Hebrew Bible/Northwest Semitics, sponsored by the Department of Near Eastern Studies. The series features lecturers Jacqueline Vayntrub from Brandeis University, Lauren Monroe from Cornell University, Jessie DeGrado from the University of Chicago, and Alice Mandell from the University of Wisconsin, Madison.

All lectures will be held in Gilman 130G, the Near Eastern Studies Seminar Room.

Jacqueline Vayntrub
Assistant Professor of Biblical Studies
Brandeis University
“Poetic Bodies: Tyre’s Success and Failure in Ezekiel 27”
5:30 p.m., Monday, Feb. 12

Lauren Monroe
Associate Professor of Hebrew Bible and Ancient Israel
Cornell University
“Stripping Joseph of His Robe: New Light on Joseph the Hebrew and Bet-Yosef”
5:30 p.m., Monday, Feb. 19

Jessie DeGrado
PhD Candidate
University of Chicago
“An Infelicitous Feast: Ritual Banqueting and Cultic Critique in Amos 6:1-7”
5:30 p.m., Monday, Feb. 26

Alice Mandell
Assistant Professor of Hebrew Bible and Northwest Semitic Languages
University of Wisconsin, Madison
“Family Ties: Kinship Performance and Covenant in the Hebrew Bible”
Postponed from March 5 – Now scheduled for March 12, 4:30 p.m.