ASOR/BAS Seminar on Biblical Archaeology
Durham, North Carolina | October 5 - 7, 2012
We’ve done it again! BAS and the American Schools of Oriental Research (ASOR) have teamed up once more to bring you an all-star line-up of Biblical archaeologists and scholars in this thrilling three-day program. Presenting at this exciting program are the ever-popular and celebrated scholars Bart Ehrman and Jodi Magness of the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Joining them are the future Society of Biblical Literature president Carol Meyers and former ASOR president Eric Meyers , both of Duke University. Four of the greatest powerhouse intellectuals in the field of Biblical studies and archaeology are coming together in this three-day program filled with the excitement of discovery, new ideas and dynamic discussion of some of the most popular topics in the field today.
Program Price List
|Early-bird Registration Fee (up to and including September 4, 2012)||$475|
|Regular Registration Fee (after September 4—October 5, 2012)||$495|
Learn first-hand from top scholars on these fascinating topics:
Dr. Bart Ehrman — University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
Dr. Jodi Magness — University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
Dr. Carol Meyers — Duke University
- Holy Land Archaeology: Where the Past Meets the Present
- Archaeology and the Hidden Religious Culture of Israelite Women
Dr. Eric Meyers — Duke University
- From Tragedy to Triumph: The Exile and Its Aftermath: (The Destruction of the Jerusalem Temple in 586 BCE and 70 CE)
- The Challenge of Hellenism and the End of the Biblical Period
About the Speakers
COLORFUL DURHAM, NORTH CAROLINA!
This unique program will take place in the scenic city of Durham, North Carolina, home to Duke University and one of the most dynamic intellectual communities in North America. This gracious southern city’s rich history and academic traditions serve as a wonderful backdrop to its vibrant modern culture, where art and music festivals, acres of public parks and forest as well as world-class shopping and dining all come together to be enjoyed by visitors from around the world.
Enjoy three full seminar days at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel and Conference Center, conveniently located mere minutes away from Durham’s key points of interest: The Carolina Theatre, Sarah P. Duke Gardens and The Museum of Life and Science.
While the hotel is not included in the seminar price, special discounted rates at the Sheraton Imperial can be booked for seminar attendees if reservations are made on or before September 14, 2012.Sheraton Imperial Hotel and Conference Center
4700 Emperor Blvd
Durham, NC 27703 Reservations: By phone: 1-800-325-3535*
Or online*: www.starwoodmeeting.com
* Mention the ASOR/BAS event in order to receive your exclusive discounted hotel rate.
Special discounted rates booked on or before September 14, 2012: $109.00-$179.00 plus tax per room per night for both single and double rooms. After September 14, 2012, rooms at the special discounted rate will not be available. In-room wireless internet is complimentary.
Room availability is not guaranteed and depends upon demand. Room reservations should be made as early as possible to avoid disappointment.
Hotel Price List
Double occupancy: $109 per night
Single occupancy: $109 per night
|Club Level Room:||
Double occupancy: $149 per night
Single occupancy: $139 per night
Double occupancy: $179 per night
Single occupancy: $169 per night
Founded in 1900, the AMERICAN SCHOOLS OF ORIENTAL RESEARCH (ASOR) is the preeminent professional organization of archaeologists of Near Eastern history. Its members also include historians, non-specialists, and archaeological enthusiasts. ASOR’s mission is to initiate, encourage, and support research into and the public understanding of, the peoples and cultures of the Near East. See www.asor.org .
The Biblical Archaeology Society (BAS) was founded in 1974 as a nonprofit, nondenominational, educational organization dedicated to the dissemination of information about archaeology in Bible lands. In addition to its award-winning web site www.biblicalarchaeology.org, BAS publishes Biblical Archaeology Review , a popular bi-monthly magazine.
Terms and Conditions
FEE INCLUDES: All lectures, continental breakfasts, refreshment breaks, Friday dinner banquet and plenary session, Saturday lunch and Continuing Education Units.
FEE DOES NOT INCLUDE: Transportation to and from Durham, North Carolina, accommodations, meals (except where stated) and items of a strictly personal nature, such as phone and liquor.
REFUND POLICY: If registration is cancelled up to ten business days prior to the start of the program, you will receive the full refund less $45 per person for administrative costs. If less than ten business days, there will be no refund. Cancellation requests must be in writing.
For complete details on this exciting opportunity, please contact the Travel/Study Department at 1.800.221.4644 x 216.Biblical Archaeology Society Travel/Study Programs
4710 41st Street NW
Washington, DC 20016-1705
Toll free: 1-800-221-4644 ext.216