In a couple of weeks I will heading out to London to join with other Targum scholars for IOTS 2018. I am returning to TgLam for a short note on the relationship between the Targum and Isa. 63:3. This is my proposal. “The Lord has trodden as in a wine press,” A note regarding TgLam 1:15 and Isa. 63:3 The biblical text of Lamentations is already a rather graphic and dramatic passage: Lam. 1:15 The […]
Passing along this announcement from Wilem Smelik. Please propagate amongst the Biblioblogospheroid. International Organization for Targum Studies Seventh Meeting Munich/München, Germany Wednesday – Friday, August 7-9, 2013 CALL FOR PAPERS The 7th meeting of the IOTS will cover a wide range of topics related to Targum Studies: Philology; Translation Strategies and Theory; Exegesis; Theology; Text-criticism and Manuscript Studies; Relationship to Rabbinic Literature; Targum and NT. We are pleased to announce a call for short papers […]
And so the triennial meeting of IOSOT/IOTS/IOQS (and the other associated groups) is coming to an end. As usual I have not been to all the sessions I would have liked or seen all the sights I had hoped to see but at least I have this afternoon to remedy the latter! It was a wonderful conference in a tremendous city. The folks from U of Helsinki did an incredible job organizing this incredibly complex […]
I am here at the IOSOT/IOQS/IOTS conference in Helsinki and it is beautiful with excellent papers. So good, in fact, that I have not had time to blog. I hope to later today as well as uploading some of my photos. If you are twitter I have started relevant hash tags, but i don’t believe there are many twitterers at the conference.
I am told that the weather is “beastly hot” in Finland right now. It has even approached 90º F! But I am greatly looking forward to our trip there. Why am I going to Finland? Of course you remember that the 2010 IOSOT (and IOTS) conference is in Helsinki this year! Don’t you? It is shaping up to be a great set of conferences. In addition to IOSOT there will also be meeting: IOSCS 29–31 […]
The 2010 International Organization for Targumic Studies conference is nearly here! Held triennially as part of the International Organization for the Study of the Old Testament, this year’s conference is in Helsinki, Finland during the first week in August. The program(me) has just been posted at the conference website and I will share it below as well, but first I thought I would share my abstract with you. The Figure of Boaz in Targum Ruth […]
Willem Smelik, the President of the International Organization for Targumic Studies, has sent round the announcement for registering for the IOSOT, IOSCS, IOMS, IOQS, and IOTS conference. Dear All, I would like to remind you to register before the end of April to benefit from lower fees. For registration, please use the following website: http://www.helsinki.fi/teol/pro/iosot/general/registration.htm For accommodation, see http://www.helsinki.fi/teol/pro/iosot/general/accomodation.htm For hotels in close proximity to the synagogue, as well as information about kosher catering, see the attached […]
We are only a year away from the triennial IOSOT meeting and its associated meetings which includes the IOTS. The Congress will be held at the University of Helsinki and the associated meetings will overlap a bit more this time which should help to reduce costs, 10 days in Slovenia was great, but tough on the budget. So with the Congress only a year away it is time to announce the call for papers. It […]