Are you a PhD student thinking about life outside of academia? Do you want to explore alternative career ideas? On Saturday, May 7th, The University of Pennsylvania's Department of Religious Studies presents, "Alternative Careers for PhDs in the Humanities & Social Sciences" from 3:00-5:30PM in the Cohen Hall Terrace room. This 3 paneled presentation will include two PhDs who have chosen a non-teaching career path in areas of curatorship, foundations, and consulting & writing: Curatorship: Dr. Catharine Allgor (The Huntington) & Dr. Beth Citron (The Rubin Museum) Foundations: Dr. Nadina Gardner (The National Endowment for the Humanities) & Dr. John Paul Christy (The American Council of Learned Societies) Consulting & Writing: Dr. Jason Wilson (The Guardian) & Dr. David Engel (Wells Fargo Advisors) RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org Questions: 215-898-7453
RELS438 - The Song of Songs in Ancient, Medieval and Modern Interpretation
This course introduces students to the development of Jewish and Christian biblical interpretation by focusing on late antique, medieval, and contemporary interpretations of the Song of Songs. Students will encounter a variety of important interpreters in translation, guided by appropriate secondary materials. The course will touch on the interplay of asceticism and eroticism, on issues of gender and religious language, on mysticism, and on the development of allegorical interpretation. This course has no prerequisites. The readings will be made available in English. The class will utilize a combination of lecture, discussion, student presentations, reports, close reading, and a research paper.
Section 601 - SEM
TREAT, JAY C.
CLAUDIA COHEN HALL 204