Pre-Conference Workshop: Publishing Panel on Journal Articles, Monographs, and Edited Volumes
Thursday May 24th, 9am-noon
Chairs: Heidi Marx (University of Manitoba) and Wendy Mayer (Australian Lutheran College)
Wednesday May 23rd, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
This is a rare opportunity for two junior scholars to receive detailed constructive feedback on a full first book manuscript, with responses from a senior scholar and a small group of formal participants. Two recent PhDs have circulated their dissertations to a collection of senior scholars with expertise in relevant areas. At the Spring workshop, one senior scholar will be assigned to offer comprehensive feedback to each dissertation writer, to which other participants will add their comments. The end of the day will be dedicated to general advice on approaching a publisher, book proposals, and strategies for effectively navigating the publication of the first book. A handful of junior scholars–ABDs and other recent PhD grads–will be invited to glean strategies regarding the process.
ReMeDHe organized paper sessions
Session 2: Thursday, May 24th, 3:30 – 5:10 p.m.
2C ReMeDHe session I (Chair, Mark Anderson, California State University, San Bernardino)
- Candace Buckner-Double, “Blindness: Race, Disability, and Conversion in the Life of Aaron
- Brenda Llewellyn Ihssen, “Marking the Martyr: A Tale of Two Stephens”
- Myrick Shinall, “Basil’s Hospital and the Conflation of Poverty and Illness”
- Shulamit Shinnar, “Leprosy, the Etiology of Illness, and Late Antique Rabbinic Public Health Practices: Discourse on Skin Afflictions in Leviticus Rabbah“
Session 4: FRIDAY MAY 25th, 9:00 – 10:40 a.m.
4E ReMeDHe session II (Chair: Chris De Wet, University of South Africa)
- Anne Kreps, “Who Knew Healthcare Could be so Complicated? Ancient Medicine and the Formation of Christian Heresy”
- Helen Rhee, “Christian Paideia: The Therapeia for Greek Madness in Theodoret of Syrrhus”
- Ulrich Volp, “Steps of Mourning and the Intelligence of Emotions: Observations on Fourth-Century Christian Funeral Orations”
- Jessica Wright, “Animal Models for the Human Brain: Negotiating Comparative Anatomy in Arguments for Divine Providence”