Lectures

This is a list of lectures I have given for both academic and popular contexts. In some cases, I have included links to the slides, text, and/or handouts that accompanied the lecture. These links can be found in brackets at the end of the entry. 

Conference Papers and Invited Presentations

  1. “Establishing Authority in the Priestly Cult: A New Analysis of Lev 10.” SBL Annual Meeting, November 20, 2017.
  2. Invited response to Sarit Kattan-Gribetz, “Gender and Ancient Jewish Reading Practices.” The University of Chicago Divinity School, March 1, 2017.
  3. “Ritual Sequence and Narrative Constraints in Leviticus 9.” SBL Annual Meeting, November 20, 2016. [TalkSlides, Handout]

Community and Invited Lectures

  1. “Leviticus 17 and the So-Called Holiness Code.” Hebrew Bible Workshop at the University of Chicago, May 15, 2017.
  2. “Story and Ritual in Leviticus.” Anshe Emet Synagogue, Chicago, IL, May 6, 2017.
  3. “The Big House: Capturing Divine Presence in the Temples of the Ancient Near East.” Anshe Sholom Bnai Israel, Chicago, IL, February 17, 2016. [Slides]
  4. “Birthing Leaders: The Stories of Moses and Sargon.” Anshe Emet Synagogue, Chicago, IL, January 9, 2016.
  5. “Narrative and Ritual in the Inauguration of the Priestly Tabernacle.” Hebrew Bible Workshop at the University of Chicago, February 25, 2015.
  6. “Using Accordance for Source-Critical Research.” Hebrew Bible Workshop Technology Exchange, University of Chicago, February 11, 2015. [Handout]
  7. “Why Leviticus is More Interesting than You Think.” Kol Sasson Congregation, Skokie, IL, May 17, 2014.
  8. “The Composition of Numbers 32: A New Proposal.” Hebrew Bible Workshop at the University of Chicago, October 15, 2012. [Slides, Handout]