Category Archives: Conferences, Lectures, and Presentations

The Corinth Canal Project of 67-68 AD

One of the most interesting bits of research I conducted during my leave last year was Nero’s doomed Corinth Canal project of 67-68 AD. The enterprise, its failure, and subsequent condemnation form a key chapter in the book I’m finishing … Continue reading

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Religion and Society in Roman Corinth

Later change (12-13-12) noted by asterick *  A little over a week ago, I had the privilege to participate in a double session at the Society of Biblical Literature conference dedicated to the theme of “Polis and Ecclesia: Roman Corinth.” … Continue reading

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The Isthmus and the Consequences of Geography

I returned yesterday evening from the annual meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature and American Academy of Religion. I’ll write more about the  sessions on Roman Corinth tomorrow. For now, I post below (via my Scribd account) a draft … Continue reading

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New perspectives on the diolkos

I’m pretty jazzed about the Society of Biblical Literature Conference in Chicago. I not only get to see some old friends in and out of the conference, but I hope to meet some of the scholars whose work I regularly … Continue reading

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SBL Chicago in a mobile app

If you’re checking in for information on Corinth sessions at the Society of Biblical Literature conference in Chicago, you might look at my post from September. There you will find paper titles organized by day and time with session numbers. … Continue reading

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Corinthiaka at the AIA

The AIA has posted a preliminary program of the 70+ paper sessions, workshops, and colloquia for the AIA in Seattle in January 2013.  As in previous years (2012, 2011), the Corinthia makes a good showing. If you’re going to the … Continue reading

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SBL Chicago, Nov. 16-20

I had a chance to crash a session of the annual meeting of the Society of Biblical Conference a few years ago on the tail end of a meeting of the American Schools of Oriental Research. SBL is vast. As … Continue reading

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