Sunday, June 16 –
Wednesday, June 19, 2019
Registration is required, $175, $85 for graduate students, retirees, and independent scholars.
The Eighth North American Syriac Symposium will convene at Brown University on June 16-19, 2019. Held every four years since 1991, the North American Syriac Symposium brings together scholars and students for exchange and discussion on a wide variety of topics related to the language, literature, and cultural history of Syriac Christianity, extending chronologically from the first centuries CE to the present day and geographically from Syriac Christianity's homeland in the Middle East to South India, China, and the worldwide diaspora.
Generously supported by Classics Department, Cogut Institute for the Humanities, Program in Early Cultures, History Department, Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology and the Ancient World, Program in Judaic Studies, Middle East Studies, Religious Studies Department, and the Starr Lectureship Fund.