Ancient Worlds in Digital Culture at #AARSBL16

Ancient Worlds in Digital Culture at #AARSBL16 November 15, 2016

About a month ago, the blog Evangelical Textual Criticism drew attention to the first volume in a new series, Digital Biblical Studies. For those interested in the volume, which really is an incredibly fascinating survey of the Digital Humanities in relation to Biblical studies, there will be a panel discussion at SBL, in which I am one of the panelists:


Ancient Worlds in Digital CultureDigital Humanities in Biblical, Early Jewish, and Christian Studies
4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Room: Bowie A (2nd Level) – Grand Hyatt (GH)

Theme: Ancient Worlds in Digital Culture: discussion of DBS 1 (Brill, new collection)

The panel will discuss the first volume of the new Brill series Digital Biblical Studies: Ancient Worlds in Digital Culture, ed. by Claire Clivaz, Paul Dilley and David Hamidovic. The volume presents a selection of research projects in Digital Humanities applied to the “Biblical Studies” in the widest sense and context. Taken as a whole, the volume restitutes the merging Digital Culture at the beginning of the 21st century.

Claire Clivaz, Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics, Presiding
Jennifer Eyl, Tufts University, Panelist (15 min)
Hayim Lapin, University of Maryland – College Park, Panelist (15 min)
Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent, Marquette University, Panelist (15 min)
James McGrath, Butler University, Panelist (15 min)
David Hamidovic, Université de Lausanne, Respondent (15 min)
Paul Dilley, University of Iowa, Respondent (15 min)

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