2019 ETS Septuagint Studies Call for Papers

It is a pleasure to announce that the call for papers is now open for the 2019 ETS annual conference. The opportunity to propose a paper for the ETS national conference in general is open as of today and will stay open until 5:00pm (Central) on March 29. This year’s meeting is the seventy first annual ETS conference and will take place in sunny southern California from 20-22 November at the Manchester Grand Hyatt in San Diego (yes, that is actually a picture of the location on the right). The conference theme this year is “Christ in all Scripture.” (more…)

13th International Septuagint Day: An Interview with Dr. Kristin De Troyer

Yet another installation of the global celebration is upon us. That’s right, today is the 13th international Septuagint Day!

Septuagint Day has an illustrious history, at least sort of dating back to 533 CE and the Byzantine emperor Justinian, but more distinctly dating back to 2006 through the fine folks within the International Organization for Septuagint and Cognate Studies (IOSCS). (more…)

EABS 2019 Call for Papers: Septuagint Research Units

The European Association for Biblical Studies (EABS) annual conference is being held at the University of Warsaw in Poland this year fromĀ 11-14 August 2019. The proposal period is now open and will remain open until the February 28th. There is a wide range of research units that have opened a call for papers (see here).

Having never been to an EABS event, I don’t have much insight to share. But I certainly hope to participate in the coming years (it won’t be this year, I’m afraid). So I encourage others to submit a proposal and participate.

More specifically, there are two research units devoted to aspects of Septuagint scholarship that I’d like to draw attention to. (more…)