Philadelphia Seminar on Christian Origins
PSCO Presentation: 20 April, 2017
“Hagar's Journey to Blackness”
Nyasha Junior (Temple)
We are excited to welcome Prof. Nyasha Junior, who will be speaking on “Hagar's Journey to Blackness.” Her talk will be based on her current book project Reimagining Hagar: Blackness and the Bible, which is under contract with Oxford University Press.
Dr. Nyasha Junior is an Assistant Professor of Hebrew Bible in the Department of Religion at Temple University in Philadelphia. She holds a Ph.D. in Old Testament from Princeton Theological Seminary. She is the author of An Introduction to Womanist Biblical Interpretation (Westminster John Knox Press, 2015). For more about Dr. Junior, visit nyashajunior.com and follow her on Twitter (@NyashaJunior).
Here is an audio recording of this presentation. (If you prefer, you can download this recording.)
Here is an audio recording of the discussion following the presentation. (If you prefer, you can download this recording.)
For photos of the presentation (and live-blogging on Twitter), visit #rehagar.
It would be helpful if seminar participants read Genesis 16 and Genesis 21 before the presentation.
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.
Special Conference on April 26
See details about “Annette Reeds’ Fallen Angels: A Conference in Honor of Annette Yoshiko Reed” (a special conference hosted by her graduate students).