Monday, October 1, 2007 (4 P.M. - 6 P.M.)
Professor John Gager, Princeton University
Title: "Peter and Paul as Rabbinic Double Agets: Alternative Views of Christian Origins."
NOTE: This presentation has been moved to 123 St George Street (The Department for the Study of Religion) first floor.
Monday, October 15, 2007(4 P.M. - 6 P.M.)
Co-sponsored with the Collaborative Program in Ancient and Medieval Philosophy
Professor Christian Wildberg, Princeton University
Title: "Lucretius and Plotinus on Evil"
Thursday, November 1 — Saturday November 3, 2007
Seminar special event on Editing the Bible
Conference organized by Professor John Kloppenborg
Please click on the link to see the conference description and schedule
Friday, November 30, 2007 (11 A.M. - 1 P.M.)
Professor Lawrence H. Schiffman, New York University
Title: "Light from the Qumran Scrolls on Rabbinic Leterature"
[NOTE: Location is Woodsworth College, room 121]
Monday, January 21, 2008 (12 P.M. - 2 P.M.) NOTE THE EARLIER TIME
Co-sponsored with the Jewish Studies Program
Professor Daniel Boyarin, University of California at Berkeley
Title: "Socrates as a Fat Rabbi"
Monday, February 4, 2008 (4 P.M. - 6 P.M.)
Professor Andreas Bendlin, University of Toronto
Title: Revisiting religious persecution: The Senatus Consultum de
Bacchanalibus (186 BCE) and its (mis-)appropriations
Respondent: Professor John Marshall
Note: Presentation at Lillian Massey Building, 125 Queen's Park
Toronto, ON, Canada M5S 2C7 (on the corner of Bloor and University, across the street from the ROM, right next to the Gardiner Museum
Monday, March 17, 2008 (4 P.M. - 6 P.M.)
Professor Maxine Grossman, University of Maryland
Title: "Gendered Sectarians: Authorizing Discourse in the Dead Sea Scrolls"
Respondent: Professor Judith Newman
Monday, March 31, 2008 (4 P.M. - 6 P.M.)
Professor Philip Harland, York University
Title: "The Days Seemed Like Years": Thessalos Prepares to Meet a God in Greco-Roman Egypt
Respondent: Professor Arthur Drodge , University of Toronto, Scarborough