Highlights of the Upcoming 2016 Regional Meeting

PRESIDENTIAL ADDRESS: Ritual Violence in the Hebrew Bible: Its Contours, Its Social Dimensions

Saul M. Olyan, Samuel Ungerleider Jr. Professor of Judaic Studies and Professor of Religious Studies, Brown University

With an introduction by Susan Ackerman, Preston H. Kelsey Professorship in Religion, Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies, and Professor of Jewish Studies, Dartmouth College

GRADUATE STUDENT SESSION: Alternatives to “Traditional” Academia

Bronson Slade Brown-de Vost (PhD, Brandeis), on working as an adjunct                   Christine Hutchinson-Jones (PhD, Boston University), on working in academic administration                                                                                                                             Christopher R. Stroup (PhD, Boston University), on working in publishing

SPECIAL SESSION: “How Has Theory Contributed to My Work?”

A Panel Discussion Featuring:
Stephen Davis, Yale University
Jennifer W. Knust, Boston University
Susan Niditch, Amherst College
Brian Rainey, Princeton Theological Seminary


About Amelia Devin Freedman

New England / Eastern Canada Regional Coordinator for the Society of Biblical Literature
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