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Midwest Jewish Studies Association conference brings Dead Sea Scrolls scholar to MSU

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Students listening at conferenceHow much do you know about the Dead Sea Scrolls? On Sept. 10-12, the Springfield community will have the opportunity to learn about their storied past and significance as Missouri State University will be hosting the Midwest Jewish Studies Association conference. Dr. Vadim Putzu, assistant professor of religious studies at Missouri State, is helping to coordinate the conference.

Dr. Lawrence Schiffman will give a free public lecture entitled “The Bible and its Interpretation in the Dead Sea Scrolls” on Sept. 11 in the Plaster Student Union Ballroom.

This conference is sponsored by:

  • College of Humanities and Public Affairs
  • College of Arts and Letters
  •  Department of Religious Studies
  • Department of English
  • Department of music
  • Department of modern and classical languages
  • Center for Community Engagement
  • History department
  • Honors College
  • Philosophy department

For more information, visit the calendar.


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