Courses & Workshops/Oct 03, 2017

ReLACS 2017

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ReLACS 2017, Vanderbilt University, October 19–20, 2017

ReLACS (Regional Late Antiquity Consortium Southeast) is a regional workshop on Late Antiquity held annually at Vanderbilt University, the University of Tennessee, or the University of Kentucky.

The 2017 meeting will occur on October 19-20, 2017 hosted by the Program in Classical and Mediterranean Studies and the Divinity School at Vanderbilt University in Nashville.

Participation is open to all scholars and students interested in Late Antiquity broadly defined. Those planning to attend should register. There is no cost to attend and lunch will be provided for those who register.

Highlights of the program include the keynote lecture by Stephen Davis, Yale University,  “The Archaeology of Early Christian Monasticism: Evidentiary Problems and Criteria,” and a professional seminar led by Phillip I. Lieberman, Vanderbilt University, “Introduction to the Cairo Geniza.”