Conference Schedule

Jewish Religious Expression in Byzantine Palestine
Conference Schedule
October 31, 2012
Notre Dame Conference Center, McKenna Hall
  • 2:00-2:15 PM: Coffee and Tea
  • 2:15-2:30 PM: Tzvi Novick, University of Notre Dame, Opening Remarks
  • 2:30-3:15 PM: Marc Bregman, University of North Carolina (Greensboro)

From Sermon to Scroll to Codex: The Early History of the Hebrew Book

  • 3:15-4:00 PM: Martha Himmelfarb, Princeton University

The Suffering Servant in the Seventh Century: The Messiah in a Liturgical Poem for the Day of Atonement

  • 4:00-4:15 PM : Coffee and Tea
  • 4:15-5:00 PM: Michael Swartz, Ohio State University,

As Above, So Below: Cosmology and Cult in Ancient Synagogue Poetry

  • 5:00-5:45 PM: Steven Fraade, Yale University

Language Switching in the Byzantine Synagogue Inscriptions and the Practice of Targum

  • 6:00-7:00 PM: Dinner Reception, Lower Level, McKenna Hall

Tzvi Novick, University of Notre Dame, Closing Remarks