Ida Beam visit from Professor L. Michael White

A Jewish Community in the Port of Rome: Recent Excavations in the Ostia Synagogue

L. Michael White, Ronald Nelson Smith Professor of Classics and Religious Studies & Director of the Institute for the Study of Antiquity and Christian Origins, University of Texas at Austin,will give a public lecture "A Jewish Community in the Port of Rome: Recent Excavations in the Ostia Synagogue" at 6:00 p.m. Monday, October 22 in 140 Schaeffer Hall.

Additional presentations:
Coffee Hour
4:00 p.m., Tuesday, October 23 3rd Floor Atrium, Gilmore Hall

Solving a papyrological puzzle with MSI: Ordering the fragments of PHerc 1471 (Philodemus’s ‘On Frank Criticism’)
5:00 p.m., Tuesday, October 23 106 Gilmore Hall

Brown Bag Lunch
Scripting Jesus: The Gospel Authors as Storytellers
12:00 p.m., Wednesday, October 24th 3rd Floor Atrium, Gilmore Hall

Sponsored by: Classics, Center for the Book, Digital Studio for the Public Humanities,History,Religious Studies

Monday, October 22, 2012 6:00pm
Schaeffer Hall
20 East Washington Street, Iowa City, IA 52240
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