Using Performance to Teach the Bible/Orality, Memory, Performance Criticism, and Related Disciplines

11/20/2015 1:00 PM to 4:30 PM

Room: Auburn (Atlanta Conference Level) - Hyatt
Theme: Workshop
Preregistration for this workshop through Annual Meetings registration is required. This is our fourth annual workshop and sharing session on using performance to engage students and teachers with biblical texts. The workshop includes practical steps for internalizing a biblical text for performance, embodied techniques to explore a text, and various approaches to performance and interpretation. This workshop is followed by an opportunity to meet with other scholars in the Orality Networking Event (4:30 to 6:00). The pedagogy workshop will meet from 1 to 4:30pm on Friday, November 20th. Registration limited to the first thirty people to sign up. For more information, contact Phil Ruge-Jones (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.). Sponsored by the program unit The Bible in Ancient and Modern Media. Prior participant testimony: "This was one of the best workshops I have attended; it opens up new, practical ways of reading and teaching the bible."