Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Afternoon Conference @ Perkins School of Theology on April 12, 2011

God Loves Diversity & Justice!
Progressive Scholars Speak About Faith, Politics, & the World

One Afternoon Conference @ SMU Perkins School of Theology
1:30 -5 PM
Great Hall, Perkins School of Theology
5901 Bishop Boulevard
Dallas, TX 75275

Panel Speakers
Dr. Isam Shihada, Visiting Scholar, SMU
Dr. Marc H. Ellis, Director of the Center for Jewish Studies, Baylor University
Dr. Sze-kar Wan, Professor of New Testament, Perkins School of Theology
Dr. Susanne Johnson, Associate Professor of Christian Education, Perkins School of Theology
Dr. Qudsia Mirza, Independent Scholar, Dallas
Dr. Namsoon Kang, Associate Professor of World Christianity & Religions, Brite Divinity School
Dr. Jörg Rieger, Wendland-Cook Endowed Professor of Constructive Theology, Perkins School of Theology
Dr. Maria Dixon, Associate Professor of Communication, Meadows School of the Arts
Dr. Serge Frolov, Associate Professor, Department of Religious Studies, Dedman College

Hosted by Perkins School of Theology
Special support from the Center for Jewish Studies at Baylor University
Additional support from the Wendland-Cook Professorship
Supported by the Chaplain's Office at SMU

Organized by
Dr. Susanne Scholz
Associate Professor of Old Testament
Perkins School of Theology

Panel presentations 1:30-4:10 pm
Discussion 4:10-5 pm

Lecture at St. Johns UMC of Lubbock, TX

"Sacred Witness or Terror Texts?
Grappling with the Poetics of Rape in the Hebrew Bible"
This talk will take place at St. Johns United Methodist Church of Lubbock, Texas, on January 19, 2011 at 6 pm.
Here is a link to the church: www.stjohnslubbock.org
For further information, contact me at sscholz(at)smu.edu

Sunday, October 10, 2010

Annual Meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature (SBL), November 20-23, 2010

"P22-126 Journal of Feminist Studies in Religion
November 22, 2010
9 am - 11:30 am

Panel Discussion
"Economics and Context:
Intersectional Feminist Investigations in Biblical Studies"

Dora Mbuwayesango, Hood Theological Seminary, Presiding
Susanne Scholz, Southern Methodist University, Presiding
Sarojini Nadar, University of Natal, Panelist
Madipoane Masenya, University of South African, Panelist
Lai-Ling Ngan, Baylor University, Panelist
Davina Lopez, Eckerd College, Panelist
Athalya Brenner, Tel Aviv University, Respondent

Please come and join us in Atlanta. Conference hotel TBA


For further information, contact sscholz@smu.edu

Annual Meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature (SBL), November 20-23, 2010

'Belonging to All Humanity':
Postcolonial Reconciliation, Androcentrism, and La Genese by Cheick Oumar Sissoko

Paper to be presented at the SBL African Biblical Hermeneutics Section
Theme: Reading Biblical Women from African Perspectives

Atlanta, GA--Conference hotel to be announced
Tuesday, November 23, 2010

http://www.sbl-site.org/ (then click on "Meetings & Events", "Annual Meeting")

For more information, contact sscholz@smu.edu

Conference Paper at the Center for Jewish Studies, Baylor University

What To Do With the Biblical Notion of the Chosen People in the Face of Israel/Palestine?
A Diasporic German Protestant and Post-Holocaust Perspective

Paper Presented at the Conference:
"Encountering the Jewish Future: A Global Interfaith Conversation"
@the Center for Jewish Studies, Baylor University
October 1-2, 2010
FYI--contact sscholz@smu.edu

Tuesday, July 6, 2010

New article out online--please visit here:

"The Bible as 'Men's' Word?
Feminism and the Translation of the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament"

Published in:
lectio difficilior: European Electronic Journal of Feminist Exegesis (1/2010)

Monday, June 21, 2010

@the International Meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature (SBL) in Tartu, Estonia, from July 25-29, 2010:

August 28, 2010

Session entitled "Whence and Whither? Methodology and the Future of Biblical Studies"
Topic: "Esoteric Readings of Genesis 1-3"
9:30 am
Susanne Scholz, Southern Methodist University
"Beyond Postmodernism? Esoteric Approaches to Gen. 2-3 by E. Swedenborg, R. Steiner, and S.D. Fohr"

Visit http://www.sbl-site.org/meetings/congresses_ProgramBook.aspx?MeetingId=16
"Post-Postmodernity, Radicant Exegesis, and the Transmission of Gender and Other Identities" is the title of my keynote lecture at the three-day conference on "Who Do You Think You Are? Gender & the Transmission of Identity in the Hebrew Bible, Dead Sea Scrolls & Other Related Literature" at King's College London and organized by Dr. Deborah Rooke

August 9-11, 2010
King's College London
London WC2R 2LS


Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Sacred Witness: Rape in the Hebrew Bible
is available as of today!!!!!!!!!!!
Read more about it at http://www.womensHebrewBible.com
Buy it anywhere!!!

Thursday, April 1, 2010

Who do you think you are? Gender and the Transmission of Identity

Conference At King's College London/Britain
August 9-11, 2010

Main speakers includeÑ
*Ida Fröhlich, Professor of Hebrew Studies and Ancient Near Eastern History
*Susanne Scholz, Associate Professor of Old Testament
*Deborah Rooke, Lecturer in Old Testament

For more information and to register, visit http://www.kcl.ac.uk/schools/humanities/depts/trs/events/index.html

Friday, January 29, 2010

Memorial for Mary Daly

Join us for conversation, discussion, and readings of Dr. Daly’s work and life!

Kirby Lounge, Perkins School of Theology
Wednesday, February 3, 2010
2-3 pm
· Mary Daly, “After the Death of God the Father,” chap. in Beyond God the Father: Toward a Philosophy of Women’s Liberation (Boston: Beacon Press, 1973), 11-43.
· Mary Daly, “Theological Roots of the Problem: Radical Surgery Required,” chap. in The Church and the Second Sex (New York: Harper & Row, 1968), 137-149.

Friday, January 15, 2010

"Religion und Gewalt im Bibelfilm"
Internationales Symposion im Rahmen des Exzellenzclusters Religion und Politik
Universität Münster
Münster, Germany
• Inszenierungen der Gewalt im Alten und Neuen Testament
• Antijüdische Momente im Jesusfilm•
• Vorstellung neuerer Filme mit biblischen Motiven im Schloßtheater´

Mark Dornford-May, Regisseur, Südafrika
Prof. Dr. Martin Ebner, Neustestamentler, Münster
Dr. Haim Lusky, Regisseur, Tel Aviv
Prof. Dr. Adele Reinhartz, Theologin, OttawaAss.
Prof. Dr. Susanne Scholz, Theologin, Dallas
Dr. Lucien van Liere, Theologe und Philosoph, Utrecht/NL
Prof'in Dr. Marie-Theres Wacker, Theologin, Münster
Prof. Dr. Richard Walsh, Theologe, Fayetteville/USA
Prof. Dr. Reinhold Zwick, Theologe, Münster

Kooperation mit:"Religion und Politik". Exzellenzcluster an der Westf. Wilhelms-Universität MünsterKatholische Theologische Fakultät (Prof. Dr. Reinhold Zwick)

For more information, click here: http://www.franz-hitze-haus.de/index.php?cat_id=10844&myELEMENT=Kursanzeige&seminarnummer=10-102%20ST&title=Religion%20und%20Gewalt%20im%20Bibelfilm