S19-138 Pseudepigrapha

9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Room: E264 - McCormick Place
Theme: Ancient Media Culture

Papers explore how ancient media cultures have affected the form, content, and the loci of meaning in texts. They discuss the methodological ramifications of rethinking Pseudepigrapha in light of the media culture in which they originated and circulated.
Matthias Henze, Rice University, Presiding
Todd R. Hanneken, Saint Mary's University (San Antonio)
Palimpsest Revealed: The Transmission, Suppression, and Restoration of Jubilees and the Testament of Moses (30 min)

Jonathan Ben-Dov, University of Haifa
Language as Media: Language Awareness in Early Jewish Writings in Its Ancient Background (30 min)

Shayna Sheinfeld, McGill University
Oral Performance and the Form and Function of 4 Ezra (30 min)

Liv Ingeborg Lied, MF Norwegian School of Theology
Media Culture, New Philology, and the Pseudepigrapha: A Note on Method (30 min)

Robert A. Kraft, Emeritus, University of Pennsylvania
Formatting the Scripturesque: Replication and Transmission of Special Books in Jewish and Christian Antiquity (30 min)