Graduate Student News 2012-2013
The Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meeting was held in Chicago on November 17-20, 2012. This is the largest gathering of biblical scholars in the world with approximately 10,000 in attendance and showcases the latest in biblical research, fosters collegial contacts, advances research, and focuses on issues of the profession. A dinner for 22 NEJS alumni, current students was hosted by Professors Brettler and Wright. Thank you to Sara Shectman for sharing the photos here.
NEJS MA student Kendra McKinney has been awarded an Olshansky Grant for Graduate Research, awarded every year to graduate students writing on subjects that (1) explore Jewish family life and (2) take women and gender into account.