Sam Johnson Memorial Lecture 2023 Online, Gender, Gentile Inclusion, and Jewish Identity in Antiquity: What to Do with a Woman, Professor Jill Hicks-Keeton, 25 January, 6pm

Presented by Manchester Classical Association and Manchester Centre for Public History and Heritage

Join us for this annual memorial lecture to our late colleague, Dr Sam Johnson, here at Manchester Metropolitan University, a renowned specialist in histories of Jewish Identity. Sign up here.

Prof Jill Hicks-Keeton (Phd, Duke University) is Associate Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Oklahoma, where she teaches courses on biblical literature, ancient Judaism & Christianity, and modern evangelicalism. She is the author of Arguing with Aseneth: Gentile Access to Israel’s Living God in Jewish Antiquity (Oxford University Press, 2018), which was awarded the 2020 Lautenschlaeger Award for Theological Promise, and Does Scripture Speak for Itself? The Museum of the Bible and the Politics of Interpretation (Cambridge University Press, 2022; with Cavan Concannon).

Hicks-Keeton co-edited The Museum of the Bible: A Critical Introduction (Lexington Books/Fortress Academic, 2019) and The Ways that Often Parted (SBL Press, 2018) and has written for Religion Dispatches, Religion & Politics, Ancient Jew Review, The Revealer, and The Bible and Interpretation. Hicks-Keeton was a recipient of the Society of Biblical Literature Regional Scholar Award and has served as a Humanities Forum Fellow, a Risser Innovative Teaching Fellow, and Honors College Presidential Teaching Fellow at the University of Oklahoma.

Hicks-Keeton serves as Co-Chair of the Metacriticism Program Unit of the Society of Biblical Literature and steering committee member of the Pseudepigrapha Program Unit of the Society of Biblical Literature. She is on the editorial board of the Journal for the Study of the Pseudepigrapha.

Follow her on Twitter @JillHicksKeeton.

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