Apr 7: 2017 Brandeis-Brown-Harvard-Yale Day for Hebrew Bible


Friday, April 7, 2017, 10:00am to 4:30pm


Brown University, Providence RI


This is a reminder that the annual Brandeis-Brown-Harvard-Yale Day for Hebrew Bible will take place Friday, April 7 at Brown University from approximately 10am to 4:30pm. 

If you plan to attend, please RSVP to Reed Carlson (reed_carlson@mail.harvard.edu) by Mar 30, 2017, and please indicate whether you have any dietary restrictions. A light breakfast (bagels, coffee, etc.) and lunch will be provided. Please see the tentative schedule below.

2017 Brandeis-Brown-Harvard-Yale Day for Hebrew Bible

Friday, April 7

10:00-10:30 - Welcome, Coffee and Breakfast Snacks

10:30-12:00 - Session 1: "Is the Study of the Second Millennium Still Relevant for Study of the First Millennium? New Approaches" with Profs. Matthew T. Rutz, James P. Allen, Felipe A. Rojas Silva, and David P. Wright

12:00-1:30 - Lunch

1:30-2:30 - Session 2: "The Tenure Track Position - What You Should Know and What I Wish I Had Known," with Profs. Joel S. Baden, Debra Scoggins Ballentine, and Saul M. Olyan

2:30-2:45 - Coffee Break

2:45-4:00 - Session 3: Review Panel: John J. Collins, "The Invention of Judaism: Torah and Jewish Identity from Deuteronomy to Paul," with Prof. John J. Collins and Respondents Profs. Jacqueline E. Vayntrub and Giovanni B. Bazzana

4:00-4:30 - Reception