Philadelphia Seminar on Christian Origins
PSCO Presentation: 3 November, 2016
Reimagining Kings: Historiographical Poetics in the Kings of Kings
Alison Joseph (Swarthmore)
Alison Joseph (Swarthmore) will be speaking this Thursday on "Reimagining Kings: Historiographical Poetics in the Kings of Kings."
Prof. Joseph is a Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Religion at Swarthmore College. She received her Ph.D. in Hebrew Bible and Jewish Studies from the University of California, Berkeley, and has taught at Towson University, Villanova University, Haverford College, the Jewish Theological Seminary, and Ursinus College. She received the 2016 Manfred Lautenschlaeger Award for Theological Promise for her first book, Portrait of the Kings: The Davidic Prototype in Deuteronomistic Poetics (Fortress Press, 2015).
Here is an audio recording of this presentation. (If you prefer, you can download this recording.)
Here is an audio recording of the discussion. (You can also download this recording.)
Meeting and Dining
All are welcome! As usual, those interested are also welcome to join us for an informal dinner prior to the session. Those wishing to dine together before the seminar will meet at 6:00 p.m. in the Second-Floor Lounge of Cohen Hall and then walk next door to the food court in Houston Hall. Or, just meet us in the Houston Hall downstairs food-court between 6:00-6:45 p.m.
As usual, the PSCO seminar will begin at 7:00 p.m. and end at 9:00 p.m. We meet in the Second-Floor Lounge of Cohen Hall.