Workshop: Ethical Reading and the Hebrew Bible

new projects: Reading Eglon’s FatnessJackie Wyse-Rhodes writes about portrayals of the natural world in Second Temple Jewish literature. Her other interests include apocalypticism, moral imagination as it relates to embodiment, and the reception history of the book of Numbers, particularly its depictions of women. Narrative Empathy and the History of David’s RiseJulian Chike is aContinue reading “Workshop: Ethical Reading and the Hebrew Bible”

The Ethics of Citation and Interpretation: A Series

Launch: Listening Session, Friday, July 3, 2020, 12pm EST Choosing whom and how to cite is a complex issue not limited to any single event, issue, or disgraced scholar. It pertains to how we operate as part of a scholarly community, how we produce scholarship and re-inscribe structures of power, and what it means toContinue reading “The Ethics of Citation and Interpretation: A Series”

Pilot Event: Opening the Field

Call for Participants This pilot event invites scholars of Hebrew Bible and Early Judaism to think about what constrains us in our scholarship – what obstacles stand in the way of the flourishing of our intellectual work – and what might be possible when we find ways out of these constraints. What gatekeeping practices limitContinue reading “Pilot Event: Opening the Field”