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CAMS LECTURE SERIES 2017-2018: "Calling on the Gods: Prayer in the Ancient World"

When Oct 09, 2017
from 03:00 PM to 04:30 PM
Where 102 Weaver Building

Students, faculty, and interested members of the community are invited to attend the series of lectures on a series of topics that deal with aspects of community formation and identity in the ancient Mediterranean world.  The following lectures are scheduled.

*October 9, 2017 (Monday), 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. 102 Weaver Building - Prof. Michael Swartz (Ohio State Univ.), title: "The Making of the Synagogue Poet in Late Antiquity"

*December 1, 2017 (Friday), 3:00 p.m. -  4:30 p.m. 102 Weaver Building - Prof. Alan Lenzi, title: "Ancient Mesopotamian Prayer: Form, Movement, and Rites"

*January 26, 2018 (Friday), 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. 102 Weaver Building - Prof. Eric Orlin (Puget Sound University), title: "Prayer as Performance: the Ludi"

*February 9, 2018 (Friday), 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. 102 Weaver Building - Prof. Hermut Loehr (University of Muenster), title "TBD"

*March 23, 2018 (Friday), 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. 102 Weaver Building - Billie Jean Collins (Emory University), title "Prayer and Performance in the Time of Mursili II"

*April 20, 2018 (Friday), 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. 102 Weaver Building - Prof. Chris Faraone (University of Chicago), title "Prayer and Incantation in Ancient Greek Curse Tablets and Amulets"
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