PSCO 61 | Thinking and Talking About Texts in Ancient Judaism and Christianity

Dedicated in memory of Bob Kraft

Co-chairs: Reyhan Durmaz, Simcha Gross, and Jeremy Steinberg


All of the talks will start at 6:30 pm Eastern Time. You can register for the talks by e-mailing


September 28, 2023

Reading Unveiled: Between Paul and the Rabbis

Yael Fisch, Hebrew University & Katz Center

In person in Claudia Cohen Hall. Dinner to be provided at 5:30. Zoom option also available.


February 8, 2024

Time and Space in the Qumran Temple Scroll

Molly Zahn, Yale University

On Zoom


February 29, 2024

Filth: A Dirty History of Jewish Texts

Eva Mroczek, UC Davis

On Zoom


March 28, 2024

Bibliographic Identities: Text, Community, and Materiality in Late Ancient Palestine

Jeremiah Coogan, Santa Clara University

On Zoom


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