CLAS Lectures

 

Fall 2017

  • September 12 – Lynda Coon (University of Arkansas) “Gender and Our Dark Age Lord” (5:30pm in Westbrook 0013)

  • October 25 – Christine Shepardson (University of Tennessee) – TBD
  • November 7 – Steven Fine (Yeshiva University) – TBD

Spring 2018

  • January 25 – Gary Vikan – TBD
  • February 1 – Noel Lenski (Yale University) – TBD
  • March 23 – Graduate Student Symposium – TBD

2016-2017 CLAS Lectures

  • September 19 – Clare K. Rothschild (Lewis University and Stellenbosch University) “The Muratorian Fragment as Fraud”
  • October 14 – Susan Stevens (Randolph College) “Incorporating Christian communities in North Africa.  Churches as bodies of communal history” – Inaugural Maureen Tilley Memorial Lecture
  • November 3 – Karl Shuve (UVA) “The Valentinians and the Transformation of the Nuptial Metaphor in Early Christianity”
  • March 2 – Zsuzsanna Gulácsi (Northern Arizona University) “Tatian’s Diatessaron and the New Testament Scenes of the St. Augustine Gospels in the collection of Corpus Christi College, Cambridge”
  • April 4 – Rachel Neis (University of Michigan) “Reproduction, Hybridity, and the Question of Species in Classical Rabbinic Thought”

2015-2016 CLAS Lectures 

  • September 14 – Jordan Pickett (University of Michigan) “Riot at the Baths Murder at the Fountains”
  • October 9 – David Frankfurter (Boston University) “Christianizing the Egyptian Religious Landscape”
  • October 29 – Douglas Boin (St. Louis University) “History ‘as it really was’?: The Material Turn and the Rise of Christianity”
  • November 10 – Warren Smith (Duke University Divinity School) “Gregory of Nyssa and the New Idolatry”
  • February 24 – Scott F. Johnson (University of Oklahoma) “‘The Stone the Builders Rejected’: Liturgical and Exegetical Irrelevancies in the Piacenza Pilgrim”
  • March 8 – Benjamin Dunning  (Fordham University) “John Chrysostom and Same-Sex Eros in the History of Sexuality”

 

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