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DAY 1: The Dead Sea Scrolls in Recent Scholarship: A Public Conference
The Dead Sea Scrolls in Recent Scholarship: A Public Conference

Sponsored by:
New York University, Global Network for Advanced Research in Jewish Studies & the Skirball Department of Hebrew and Judaic Studies
Friends of the Israel Antiquities Authority

Sunday, May 17

1:00-2:30 PM EDT: Plenary Session

Chair and Opening Remarks - Alex Jassen, New York University

Welcome - Emily Master, Friends of the Israel Antiquities Authority & Joe Uziel, Curator and Head of the Dead Sea Scrolls Unit

"Contributions of the Israel Antiquities Authority to the Preservation and Study of the Dead Sea Scroll" - Pnina Shor, Israel Antiquities Authority

"Where are We in the Study of the Dead Sea Scrolls?" - Lawrence H. Schiffman, New York University

2:30-3:00 PM EDT: BREAK

3:30-5:00 PM EDT: Canon and Authority

"Before the Canon: The Role of Extra-biblical Literature in Second Temple Judaism" - Armin Lange, University of Vienna

"The Canon and the Canonical Process: The Evidence of the Scrolls" - Eugene Ulrich, University of Notre Dame

"Scribes as Authors in the Dead Sea Scrolls" - Molly Zahn, University of Kansas

May 17, 2020 01:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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