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ReLACS 2017

Friday, October 20, 2017,
  • Location: Cohen Memorial Hall • 1220 21St Ave S • Nashville, TN 37212
  • Room: 203

On October 19th and 20th, Vanderbilt will host ReLACS 2017, an interdisciplinary workshop on the study of Late Antiquity. It will include presentations of work by scholars working in the fields of History, Classics, Religious Studies, Law, Jewish Studies, Islamic Studies, Art History, Gender Studies, Archaeology, Digital Humanities, and Literature. The keynote lecture, "The Archaeology of Early Christian Monasticism: Evidentiary Problems and Criteria," will be delivered on Thursday, October 19th by Steven Davis (Yale University) in Cohen Hall 203 at 4:10 pm.

The ReLACS 2017 workshop is sponsored by the Program in Classical and Mediterranean Studies and the Divinity School. Additional sponsorship has been provided by the Department of Anthropology, the Department of Religious Studies, The Robert Penn Warren Center for the Humanities, the Department of History, the Department of History of Art, the Program in Jewish Studies, and the Vanderbilt Center for Digital Humanities.

The workshop is free and open to all VU faculty and students.

For more information and registration, go to https://divinity.vanderbilt.edu/news/relacs2017.php.