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Thirteenth St. Shenouda-UCLA Conference of Coptic Studies
« on: July 15, 2011, 10:05:09 AM »
Sorry for not posting this earlier. Its for July 15-16, 2011


Schedule: The following is a tentative schedule for the conference:

Friday, July 15, 2011

9:00-10:00 a.m. Registration 
10:00-10:05 a.m.  Opening Remarksby Dr. Jacco Dieleman 
10:05-10:30 a.m. Hany N. Takla, The Sale of Dismembered Manuscripts of Coptic Egypt on eBay. Update Report 
10:30-11:00 a.m. Ramses Wassif, The Evolution of the Coptic Pascha Book. A Preliminary Survey 
11:00-11:15 a.m.  Break
11:15-11:45 a.m. Sarah Mehany, Contemporary Coptic Nuns: Changing the Future by Connecting to the Past 
11:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Dr. Monica Bontty, Keep A Knockin! 
12:15-1:15 p.m.  Lunch Break 
1:15-2:15 p.m.  Session in Tribute to Dr.Rodolph Yanney 
1:15-1:45 p.m.  Dr. Raif Yanney/Dr. Maged S. A. Mikail/Dr. Saad Michael Saad, Late Dr. Rodolph Yanney   
1:45-2:15 p.m.  Michael Domeracki, A Consistent Theology: Origen and the Dissolution of the Devil 
2:15-2:30 p.m.  Break
2:30-3:00 p.m.  Dr. Janet Timbie, Flood or Inundation in the Book of Job? Evidence from Coptic Bible Translations and Coptic Literature 
3:00-3:30 p.m.  Donald Westbrook, Hermeneutics of Lived Religion: Desert Fathers as Case Study . 
3:30-4:00 p.m.  Joseph Sanzo, Your Impurity is My Purity: The "Jewish" Persecution of Christ in P. Heid 1101. 
4:00-4:30 p.m.  Dr. S. Michael Saad, Aspects of Coptic Civilization in the United States 
7:00-8:00 p.m. Tour of the Coptic Library and Coptic artifacts at the St. Shenouda Center for Coptic Studies, located at 1494 So. Robertson Blvd, LA, CA 90035, Ste 102, 204.

Saturday, July 16, 2011

8:30-9:30 a.m. Registration 
9:30-10:00 a.m.  Hany N. Takla, Society Progress Report (2010-11) 
10:00-10:30 a.m.  Dr. George Ghaly, Coptic Bilingualism in Liturgical Hymns 
10:30-10:45 a.m.  Break
10:45-11:15 a.m.  Angela Susak, Exploring Value through Karanis Glass 
11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.  Dr. Darlene Brook Hedstrom, A Tenth Century Manshubiya in Wadi al-Natrun 
12:15-1:15 p.m.  Lunch Break 
1:15-1:45 p.m.  Mohamad Saleh, Laborers, Scribes, and Financiers: Modernization, Religion, and Human Capital in Nineteenth Century Egypt 
1:45-2:15 p.m.  Dr. Sergei Plekhanov, The Copts, the State And Society in Post-Mubarak Egypt 
2:15-2:30 p.m.  Break
2:30-3:00 p.m.  Dr. Maged S. A. Mikhail, Historical Notes on the Observance of the Fast of the Apostles in Coptic and Syrian Practice 
3:00-3:45 p.m.  Prof. Mark Swanson, Shoring Up the Coptic Community: The ‘Urban Ministry’ of Anba Ruways 
3:45-4:00 p.m.  Break/Pictures 
4:00-5:00 p.m. Business Meeting of the Members of St. Shenouda the Archimandrite Coptic Society
+Dr. S. Michael Saad, The Progress of Coptic Studies in Southern California
+Agenda Items
"Be oppressed, rather than the oppressor. Be gentle, rather than zealous. Lay hold of goodness, rather than justice." -St. Isaac of Nineveh

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