Professor Jodi Magness
Department of Religious Studies
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
will be addressing the Vancouver Institute on March 6, 2004 at 8:15 p.m., Lecture Hall No. 2 in the Woodward Instructional Resources Centre, University of British Columbia.
The Dead Sea Scrolls
Professor Magness received her B.A. in Archaeology and History from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and her Ph.D. in Classical Archaeology from the University of Pennsylvania. Her book on The Archaeology of Qumran and the Dead Sea Scrolls won the 2003 Biblical Archaeology Society Award for the Best Popular Book in Archaeology of 2001-2002. Her research interests, which focus on Palestine in the Roman, Byzantine, and early Islamic periods, include ancient pottery, ancient synagogues, Qumran, and the Roman army in the East. She has participated in 20 different excavations in Israel and Greece, including co-directing the 1995 excavations in the Roman siege works at Masada. Since 2003, she has co-directed excavations at the Roman fort at Yotvata, Israel.
Spring Program 2004
Jan 31, Feb 7, Feb 21, Feb 28, Mar 6, Mar 13, Mar 20, Mar 27, Apr 3.