Performance Criticism of Biblical and Other Ancient Texts
9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Room: Room 33 A (Upper level) - San Diego Convention Center (CC)

Theme: Bringing Psalms and Poems to Life





Kathy Maxwell, Palm Beach Atlantic University, Presiding
Nancy C. Lee, Elmhurst College
A Signature Feature of Women's Lyrical Tradition in the Bible (30 min)
Nathan Maxwell, Palm Beach Atlantic University
A Poet’s Performance: Persona Criticism and Royal Ideology in the Psalter (30 min)
Anna Elise Zernecke, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz
New Songs with Old Words? Formulaic Language in Psalms of Individual Lament and Similar Ancient Near Eastern Prayers (30 min)
Rodney A. Werline, Barton College
The Psalms of Solomon and the Aesthetics of Performance (30 min)
Matthew G. Whitlock, Seattle University
The Poetry of Acts in Action (30 min)