The Hebrew Bible and related ancient matters, with special attention to problems of philology and linguistic anthropology.
Monday, December 14, 2009
UCLA Talk: Epigraphy and the Invention of the Jewish People
Tuesday, January 5, 2010 from 4:00pm - 7:00pm, I'll talk about what my empirical work on Iron Age Israelite writing and identity says about the historicity of Jewish peoplehood. Hint: it's real, but it was never about blood or authenticity.