Category: SBLAAR

SBLAAR20 Academic Conference Highlights

By Erica Mongé-Greer/ no comments
Early in the conference, an Institute of Biblical Research (IBR) section focused on how scripture is used in the Old and New Testaments of the Christian Bible. Gary Schnittjer presented

Final day of SBLAAR20

By Erica Mongé-Greer/ 2 comments
Zoom, Zoom, Zoom—Tenth Day of a 10-day online academic conference Two years ago, at SBLAAR18 in Denver, CO, I gave a presentation on the final morning of the conference. It

Day 9 of SBLAAR20

By Erica Mongé-Greer/ 2 comments
Fatigue in a Virtual Conference—Ninth Day of an Academic Conference in 2020 My first two sessions have been assigned to me as SBLAAR20 Tech Assist. I am pleased to say

Day 8 of SBLAAR20

By Erica Mongé-Greer/ no comments
Hermeneutics & the Hebrew Bible—Eighth Day of an Academic Conference in 2020 This morning’s session at SBLAAR20 focused in a specific area of biblical studies that intersects directly with my

Day 7 of SBLAAR20

By Erica Mongé-Greer/ no comments
STEM, Science Fiction, and Religion—Seventh Day of a 10 day Academic Conference in 2020 Today marked my earliest morning attendance for this virtual conference. The “wildcard” session on religious responses

Day 6 at SBLAAR20

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Synchronicity is a Thing—Sixth Day of a 10 day Academic Conference in 2020 Expecting a live stream, I planned my day and family life around this SBLAAR20 scheduled event. You

Day 5 at SBLAAR20

By Erica Mongé-Greer/ no comments
Rest & Recoop—fifth day of a 10 day Academic Conference in 2020 There are a few publisher sessions advertised on the conference app, but after dedicating most of this week

Day 4 of SBLAAR20

By Erica Mongé-Greer/ no comments
Tech in a Virtual Conference—fourth day of a 10 day Academic Conference in 2020 I responded to a request to serve as “tech assist” during the virtual conference. This meant

Day 3 of SBLAAR20

By Erica Mongé-Greer/ no comments
Coffee & Zoom—third day of a 10 day Academic Conference in 2020 The adrenaline that helped me wake up early this week has now gone away, and it is shear

Day 2 of SBLAAR20

By Erica Mongé-Greer/ no comments
Busy Just Sitting Around—second day of a 10 day Academic Conference in 2020 Scanning for name badges takes on a whole new meaning in a virtual conference. Half of the