Past events: Lectures

Past CLAS Lectures








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Jordan Pickett (University of Michigan) “Riot at the Baths, Murder at the Fountains” (Sept. 14, 2015)


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Robin Darling Young (Catholic University of America), “The Second Life of Gnosis: Evagrius, Didymus, and their Revival of Origen in Late Fourth Century Egypt” (Apr. 7, 2014)


Stephen Shoemaker (University of Oregon and the National Humanities Center), “The Apocalypse of Empire: Imperial Eschatology in Late Antiquity and Early Islam” (Mar. 6, 2014)


Jodi Magness (UNC Chapel Hill), “Samson in Stone: New Discoveries in the Ancient Galilean Village and Synagogue of Huqoq” (Jan. 15, 2014)




Meredith Riedel (Duke Divinity School), “The Unknowability of God: The Role of Scripture in the Orthodox Theology of Divine Darkness”  (Nov. 7, 2013)


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 Annette Yoshiko-Reed (University of Pennsylvania), “When did the Rabbis become Pharisees?” (Mar. 8, 2013)


Amy-Jill Levine (Vanderbilt University, Divinity School), “The Jewish New Testament” (Feb. 20, 2013)






Charlotte Roueché (Director, Centre for Hellenic Studies, King’s College), “Performers and their audiences: locating the evidence” (Nov. 14, 2012)



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Robin Darling Young (Notre Dame), “Melania in the Eyes of Evagrius” (Apr. 10, 2012)



John Gager (Princeton University), “Turning the World Upside-Down: An Ancient Jewish Life of Jesus” (Mar. 28, 2012)


 Deborah Green (University of Oregon), “No Way Out: Chastity and Chastisement in God’s Garden” (Feb. 1, 2012)





Giovanni Cecconi (University of Florence), “‘Old’ and ‘New’ Paganism and the conversion of the Late Antique West: An Interpretive Model”


Cavan Concannon (ACLS Visiting Fellow in Classics and Religion, Duke University), “Not for an Olive Wreath, But Our Lives: Gladiators, Athletes, and Early Christian Bodies in Roman Greece”


Simone Beta (University of Siena, Fellow at Dumbarton Oaks), “Playing with words in Constantinople: the Collections of Byzantine Riddles”


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