Category Archives: Academic Conferences

Presenting at the SBL Pacific Coast 2017 Regional Meeting

I have a couple of announcements that I am planning to make in January 2017, about some of my future plans for blogging and activism, but for now I will post an announcement about an academic conference that I will be … Continue reading

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SCS/AIA 2016 Annual Meeting in San Francisco

This week I am flying to San Francisco to attend the 147th annual meeting of the Society for Classical Studies and Archaeological Institute of America. The meeting will be taking place from January 6-9, and I’ll be staying in San Francisco … Continue reading

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SBL 2015: Markan Christology

Yesterday I blogged about some of the sessions that I attended at the recent SBL annual meeting in Atlanta. Today I am going to follow up by discussing another interesting session that I attended Saturday afternoon on Markan Christology. Since … Continue reading

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SBL 2015: Bible, Myth, and Myth-Theory

Last month I attended the Society of Biblical Literature annual meeting in Atlanta where there was a special session (Bible, Myth, and Myth-Theory) dedicated to the research of NT scholar Dennis MacDonald. I have discussed MacDonald’s use of mimesis criticism in my post … Continue reading

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Presenting at the SBL Pacific Coast 2016 Regional Meeting

I have received news that a paper that I submitted to the SBL Pacific Coast 2016 regional meeting has been accepted for presentation in the Acts and Gospels section. My paper is titled “The Certamen of Homer and Hesiod and the Gospels … Continue reading

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SBL/AAR 2015 Annual Meeting in Atlanta

I am currently in Atlanta, Georgia at the Society of Biblical Literature and American Academy of Religion 2015 annual meeting. So far I have had the chance to meet a lot of people face to face whom I have previously … Continue reading

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Presenting at the AAR Western Region 2016 Annual Conference

I just received news that my abstract has been accepted to the American Academy of Religion West Coast Region 2016 annual conference. I will be presenting on ancient polytheism and the problem of defining Paganism as the cultural and religious “other.” … Continue reading

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