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The Afterlives of the King James Bible

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Sponsored by The College at Brockport, State University of New York
with a grant from the American Democracy Project.


Lecture Schedule

Thursday, September 22, 7:30 pm

Medieval as It Wants to Be: Archaism in the
Language of the King James Bible
Meg Worley, Editor
Archive for Early Middle English
Edwards Hall, Room 105

Thursday, October 13, 7:30 pm

“Jacob Have I Loved, but Esau Have I Hated”:
The Thematic Logic of Genesis 12-36
Robert Kawashima, Professor in the Department of Religion
and the Center for Jewish Studies, University of Florida
New York Room, Cooper Hall

Thursday, October 20, 7:30 pm

Poetry Reading
Kimberly Johnson, current Guggenheim Fellow
and author of Leviathan with a Hook and
A Metaphorical God (Persea Books)
Drake Memorial Library

Tuesday, November 29, 7:30 pm

Biblical Protest and the Political Self
Mark Brummitt, Professor of Old Testament Studies
Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School
New York Room, Cooper Hall

Friday, December 2, noon until 6 pm

Marathon Reading of Genesis culminating in a
birthday party for the King James Bible
Drake Memorial Library
All are welcome. Drop in and read a page.
Stay as long as you can.

Last Updated 9/14/11