Conference: York Christian Apocrypha Symposium

Forbidden Texts on the Western Frontier
2013 York Christian Apocrypha Symposium

When: September 26–28, 2013
Where: York University, Toronto, Canada
Website: York Christian Apocrypha Symposium

From the organizers:

The 2013 York Christian Apocrypha Symposium, “Forbidden Texts on the Western Frontier: The Christian Apocrypha in North American Perspectives,” will take place at York University September 26–28, 2013.

The symposium is open to scholars, students, and interested members of the public; all may register for the event and take part in discussions. One of the goals of the symposium is to make the work of North American scholars on the Christian Apocrypha more widely known, not only to scholars in cognate disciplines (such as New Testament Studies or Medieval Studies) but also to students, who will be the future scholars in the discipline, as well as to the wider public who is interested in the texts but has been ill-informed about them through films, novels, and fringe scholarship.

The conference will feature 22 speakers, with a keynote address by Annette Yoshiko Reed (University of Pennsylvania) on “Christian Apocrypha from Ur-texts to Afterlives.” A full list of presenters and topics can be found here.

The conference is free for students.
More information about registration can be found here.

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