November 17, 2018 – Denver, CO, Society of Biblical Literature (SBL)–Panel co-organizer and presider. S19-102 SBL African-American Biblical Hermeneutics Seminar / African-American Biblical Hermeneutics Section / Feminist Hermeneutics of the Bible Section / Paul and Politics Seminar / Contextual Biblical Interpretation Section / Asian and Asian-American Hermeneutics Seminar / Latino/a and Latin American Biblical Interpretation Section / Reading, Theory, and the Bible Section / Racism, Pedagogy and Biblical Studies Consultation / Postcolonial Studies and Biblical Studies Section / Rhetoric and the New Testament Section. Theme: “Decentering Biblical Scholarship Thirty Years Later: Critical Reflections on the Call of Elisabeth Schüssler Fiorenza.” From 9:00 AM–11:30 AM. Location: Convention Center (CC) – 404 (Street Level). For more information, visit here.
November 18, 2018 – Denver, CO, American Academy of Religion (AAR) — Panel organizer and presider. P18-401 European Society of Women in Theological Research. Theme: “Colloquy: The Future of Feminist Theologies: Glocal Considerations.” From 2018 6:30 PM–8:30 PM. Location: Hilton City Center-Matchless (Lower Level 1). For more information, visit here.
November 17, 2018 – Denver, CO, Society of Biblical Literature (SBL) — “Sodom and Gomorrah in the Art of Yehuda Levy-Aldema.” Paper at the “Bible and Visual Art Section” In the local Convention Center 110 from 4-6:30 pm. For more information, visit here.
October 16, 2018 – Jerusalem, Israel, Church of the Redeemer, Muristan Road, Old City — “A Visual Beth Midrash with Lot’s Daughters: Toward the Practice of Slow Reading, Seeing, and Understanding,” together with Israeli artist Yehuda Levy-Aldema. For more information, see the flyer Visual Beth Midrash event on 10-16-2018.jpg.
February 5-9, 2018 – Jerusalem, Israel, Dormition Abbey – “Postcolonialism and (Feminist) Biblical Exegesis: Six Lectures.” For more information on studying at the Dormition Abbey, visit http://dormitio.net/engagement/studienjahr/index.html.
March 10, 2018 – Irving, TX, Southwest Commission of the Study of Religion – Organizer and presider of the section “AAR: Class Studies in Religion.” This year’s panel will discuss the theme “Intersections of Religion, Class, and Reproductive Rights.” From 10:30 am to Noon in the Irving Marriott Hotel. For more information on the SWCSR, visit https://sites.google.com/site/swcrsaarsblasorassr/.
March 10, 2018 – Irving, TX, Southwest Commission of the Study of Religion – Organizer and presider of the section “AAR: Class Studies in Religion.” This year’s panel will discuss the theme “Teaching Identity Politics in Religion during an Age of Authoritarianism.” From 1:30 to 3:30 pm in the Irving Marriott Hotel. For more information on the SWCSR, visit https://sites.google.com/site/swcrsaarsblasorassr/.
March 24, 2018 – Dallas, TX, Perkins School of Theology for the Laity Religion – “The Bible and Yoga.” At SMU Perkins School of Theology from 1:15-4:15 pm. For more information, visit https://www.smu.edu/Perkins/PublicPrograms/LaySchools/Dallas/PTSL_2018.
April 14-16, 2018 – Dallas, TX, SMU Perkins School of Theology — “Celebrating Marc H. Ellis’s Work as a Diasporic German, Naturalized US-American, Post-Holocaust Feminist Hebrew Bible Scholar during Trumpism.”
June 6-9, 2018 – Stony Brook, NY, Stony Brook University, Working-Class Studies Association Conference — Panelist of the panel “Relgiion, Neoliberalism, and ‘Right-Wing Populism’ in America.” Dr. Scholz will talk about the reading of the Bible in a neoliberal and authoritarian context. For more information on the WCSA, visit https://wcstudiesassociation.wordpress.com/conferences/.