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Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Colloquium: Coming Back to Life: Performance, Memory, and Cognition in the Ancient Mediterranean

If you're (a) in the Montreal area this week, (b) interested in things that interest me, and (c) feeling Eastery, you might want to check this out:

Colloquium Paper Titles: 
Anagkē and Material Transformation at Corinth 
Magic, Necromancy, and Corpse Revivification: Exploring the Boundaries of Acceptable Knowledge in Ancient Texts 
Bringing Back to Life: Laments and the Origin of the So-Called Words of Institution 
Many (Un)Happy Returns: Ancient Greek Revenants and their Modern Counterpart 
‘Death is swallowed up in victory’: Baptism, Resurrection, and Paul’s Prophetic Cento in 1 Corinthians 15:54–55 
“Monogamy Claims You for Itself” : Tertullian on Sexual Chastity and the Resurrection of the Flesh 
Death, Resurrection, and Legitimacy in the Apocryphal Acts of the Apostles 
On Refusing to Speak about Coming Back to Life in Philostratus's Heroikos 
‘Does Rebirth Require Death’? : Syrian Ritual Texts, The Gospel of Philip, and The Incarnation 
Overcoming Death through the Living Voice of the Teacher 
Embodied Memory and Ancient Athletics: Theatricalizing the Dead in First Corinthians 
Resurrection And Rebirth: The Antonine Toga 
Equal to God: Jesus’ Crucifixion and Sacrificial Scheintod 
Revivification of the Dead in Pagan Religion: Narratives as Hubris, Miracles, and Fictions 
Eve and Norea: The (Re)Generation of the Female Spiritual Principle in the Hypostasis of the Archons 
Talitha Qum!: An Exploration of Early Jewish and Early Christian Appropriation of Imagery from the Asklepios Cult 
Greek Revival or Roman Rebirth? The Reused Sanctuaries of Roman Corinth 
‘Tell me what shall arise’: Conflicting Notions of the Resurrection Body in Coptic Egypt 
If so, how? : Representing ‘Coming back to Life’ in the Mysteries of Mithras Living with the Dead: Display and Denial in Roman Grief 
Thinking of Paul Thinking of Resurrection: Early Christian Creativity in Cognitive Perspective 
Life and Death, Birth and Abortion: Confession and Denial in The Martyrs of Lyons and Vienne 
Weddings and the Return to Life in the Book of Revelation 
Living with the Dead: Display and Denial in Roman Grief

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