Friday, April 24, 2009

LOST IN TRANSLATION: LXX DAY CONFERENCE

LOST IN TRANSLATION: STUDIES OF THE SEPTUAGINT AND BEYOND IN HONOUR OFJENNY DINES
A One Day Conference
Heythrop College, University of London
Wednesday 24th June 2009 between 9.30am - 5.00pm
All papers will take place in the Walker Room, 2nd Floor, Main Building

9:30-10:10: Registration and Tea/Coffee (Walker Room)
10:10: Introduction
10:10-10:50: Sarah Pearce, University of Southampton, "Philo's 'Family Values'"
10:50-11:30: Charlotte Hempel, University of Birmingham, "The Qumran Yahad in Recent Scholarship"
11:30-12:20: Tessa Rajak, University of Reading, "Ancestral Laws: What Josephus Made of the Greek Bible"
12:20-1:00: Deborah Rooke, King’s College, London, "Susanna in Handel's Oratorio"
Lunch ­ provided (Walker Room)
1:50-2:30: Jim Aitken, CJCR, Cambridge, "The Septuagint and "Alexandrian" scholarship"
2:30-3:10: Gillian Greenberg, University College London, "Literary Initiative in the Peshitta"
3:10-3:50: Sean Ryan, Heythrop College, "Dislocated Locusts: Re-visions of Joel & Amos in Revelation 9"
3:50-4:30: Jonathan Norton, Heythrop College, "Psuche, Pneuma, and Paul's Rhetorical Surprise"
4:30 Tea and departure

Conference fee: £15 (lunch will be provided)
Further Details: Ms Mariann Jakab (m.jakab at heythrop.ac.uk) [via: BNTC email]

1 comment:

  1. Is this the sort of conference that generates a Festschrift?

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