Harvard Divinity School – 1st Enoch Colloquium, 16-18 November 2017

 

The Sense(s) of History. Apocalyptic Literature and Its Temporalities

Harvard Divinity School – 1st Enoch Colloquium, 16-18 November 2017

[Participation is by invitation only. Papers will be circulated in advance]

 

November 16th (Braun room, HDS)

 

12.30 Arrivals and reception

 

2.00-2.30 Welcoming remarks from Giovanni B. Bazzana (HDS) and Gabriele Boccaccini (Enoch seminar)

 

2.30-4 Papers

Giovanni B. Bazzana (Harvard University), “The Sense(s) of History in Ancient Apocalyptic Literature: Interdisciplinary Perspectives”

Paul J. Kosmin (Harvard University), “Altneuland

Chair: Gabriele Boccaccini (Enoch seminar)

 

4.30-6.30 Public lecture (Sperry room)

Charles Stewart (University College London), “The Variety of Historical Experience”

 

7-9 Reception for the panelists (Rabinowitz)

 

November 17th (Braun room, HDS)

 

9.30-11

Yvona Trnka-Amrhein (University of Colorado), “Kings Out of Time: Royal Chronologies between Greco-Egyptian Narrative and Prophecy” 

Duncan MacRae (UC Berkeley), “Capitoline Pasts, Capitoline Futures: on the Urbanity of Roman Time”

Respondent Emma Dench (Harvard University)

Chair:

 

11.30-1

Judith Newman (University of Toronto), “Sensing the Temporal: On Integrating Embodied Perspectives into the Study of Apocalyptic”

Rebecca Scharbach Wollenberg (University of Michigan), “The Changing Apocalypse: Apocalyptic Literature as a Provisional Genre in Early Rabbinic Judaism”

Respondent Kelley Coblentz-Bautch (St. Edward’s University)

Chair:

 

Light lunch

 

2.30-4 Papers

Harry O. Maier (Vancouver School of Theology – Max Weber Center at the University of Erfurt), “Making History with the Shepherd of Hermas”

Olivia Stewart Lester (Yale University), “Revealed History as Prophetic Rivalry: John’s Apocalypse and Apollo’s Shrine at Delphi”

Mauro Belcastro (University of Turin), “The Advent of the Different: thlipsis, hypomone, elpis and the Temporal Disclosure of Divine Eternity in the Pauline Epistles”  

Respondent Yonder Gillihan (Boston College)

Chair: Roberto Mata (Santa Clara University)

 

4.30-6 Papers

Loren Stuckenbruck (University of München), "Divine Activity in Jewish Apocalyptic Literature: Focusing on the Recent Past"

Lorenzo DiTommaso (Concordia University), “Apocalyptic Historiography” 

Respondent Matthias Henze (Rice University)

Chair: Reed Carlson (Harvard University)

 

November 18th (somewhere on the SBL grounds)

 

7-9pm Final Panel [open to all SBL members] (chair Gabriele Boccaccini)

Concluding reflections on the colloquium (Gabriele Boccaccini, Lorenzo DiTommaso, Michael Stone, Giovanni Bazzana)

Presentation of the Festschrift honoring M. Stone

 

The Sense(s) of History. Apocalyptic Literature and Its Temporalities

Harvard Divinity School – 1st Enoch Colloquium, 16-18 November 2017

[Participation is by invitation only. Papers will be circulated in advance]

 

November 16th (Braun room, HDS)

 

12.30 Arrivals and reception

 

2.00-2.30 Welcoming remarks from Giovanni B. Bazzana (HDS) and Gabriele Boccaccini (Enoch seminar)

 

2.30-4 Papers

Giovanni B. Bazzana (Harvard University), “The Sense(s) of History in Ancient Apocalyptic Literature: Interdisciplinary Perspectives”

Paul J. Kosmin (Harvard University), “Altneuland

Chair: Gabriele Boccaccini (Enoch seminar)

 

4.30-6.30 Public lecture (Sperry room)

Charles Stewart (University College London), “The Variety of Historical Experience”

 

7-9 Reception for the panelists (Rabinowitz)

 

November 17th (Braun room, HDS)

 

9.30-11

Yvona Trnka-Amrhein (University of Colorado), “Kings Out of Time: Royal Chronologies between Greco-Egyptian Narrative and Prophecy” 

Duncan MacRae (UC Berkeley), “Capitoline Pasts, Capitoline Futures: on the Urbanity of Roman Time”

Respondent Emma Dench (Harvard University)

Chair:

 

11.30-1

Judith Newman (University of Toronto), “Sensing the Temporal: On Integrating Embodied Perspectives into the Study of Apocalyptic”

Rebecca Scharbach Wollenberg (University of Michigan), “The Changing Apocalypse: Apocalyptic Literature as a Provisional Genre in Early Rabbinic Judaism”

Respondent Kelley Coblentz-Bautch (St. Edward’s University)

Chair:

 

Light lunch

 

2.30-4 Papers

Harry O. Maier (Vancouver School of Theology – Max Weber Center at the University of Erfurt), “Making History with the Shepherd of Hermas”

Olivia Stewart Lester (Yale University), “Revealed History as Prophetic Rivalry: John’s Apocalypse and Apollo’s Shrine at Delphi”

Mauro Belcastro (University of Turin), “The Advent of the Different: thlipsis, hypomone, elpis and the Temporal Disclosure of Divine Eternity in the Pauline Epistles”  

Respondent Yonder Gillihan (Boston College)

Chair: Roberto Mata (Santa Clara University)

 

4.30-6 Papers

Loren Stuckenbruck (University of München), "Divine Activity in Jewish Apocalyptic Literature: Focusing on the Recent Past"

Lorenzo DiTommaso (Concordia University), “Apocalyptic Historiography” 

Respondent Matthias Henze (Rice University)

Chair: Reed Carlson (Harvard University)

 

November 18th (somewhere on the SBL grounds)

 

7-9pm Final Panel [open to all SBL members] (chair Gabriele Boccaccini)

Concluding reflections on the colloquium (Gabriele Boccaccini, Lorenzo DiTommaso, Michael Stone, Giovanni Bazzana)

Presentation of the Festschrift honoring M. Stone

Enoch seminar reception  

Enoch seminar reception