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Flash Conference: Religion and Epigraphy

Flash Conference: Religion and Epigraphy
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Eric Orlin has organized a special Zoom "Flash Conference" on Religion and Epigraphy. Please join SAMR members for a one-day Zoom panel discussing methodological issues on trying to reconstruct ancient religion from inscriptions.

DATE: Sunday, December 11, 2022
TIME:  Noon Eastern/9am Pacific/6pm Central European

Four speakers will explore different aspects of using epigraphical material as a way to understand ancient religious practices, drawn from different regions of the Roman world.

Speakers include:

  • Dr. Gil Renberg, Howard University
    “Case Studies in Roman Dream-Inscriptions”
  • Dr. Csaba Szabó, University of Szeged
    “Narrating religious experiences: lived religion on inscriptions from the Danubian provinces”
  • Dr. Eleri Cousins, Lancaster University
    "More than just a name? Regional cults and epigraphy on the Romano-British frontier"
  • Dr. Caroline Barron, Durham University
    “Votive Inscriptions on the Grand Tour”

The panel will take place at https://pugetsound-edu.zoom.us/j/87623823680

All are welcome, so please mark your calendars!