The Catholic University of America

 

    First Announcement

The Seventh North American Syriac Symposium will meet June 21-24, 2015 at The Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C.

 

 

Held every four years since 1991, the North American Syriac Symposium brings together university professors, graduate students, and scholars from the United States and Canada as well as from Europe, the Middle East, and India. The Symposium offers a unique opportunity for exchange and discussion on a wide variety of topics related to the language, literature, and cultural history of Syriac Christianity, which chronologically spans from the first centuries CE to the present day and geographically extends from Syriac Christianity's homeland in the Middle East, India, China, and the worldwide Diaspora.

Information about the Syriac Symposium will be posted on this site.

Local steering committee:

Aaron M. Butts, The Catholic University of America (Organizer)
Robin Darling Young, The Catholic University of America (Chair)
Monica J. Blanchard, The Catholic University of America
Scott Fitzgerald Johnson, Dumbarton Oaks
Joel Kalvesmaki, Dumbarton Oaks
Stephen D. Ryan, Dominican House of Studies
Shawqi Talia, The Catholic University of America
Janet A. Timbie, The Catholic University of America
Lev Weitz, The Catholic University of America

 

Generously supported by:

School of Arts and Sciences
Center for the Study of Early Christianity
Department of History
Department of Semitic and Egyptian Languages and Literatures
Institute of Christian Oriental Research (ICOR)
School of Theology and Religious Studies

 

For more information, contact nasyriacsymposium@gmail.com.