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Third Annual Coptic Studies Symposium Toronto

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    Third Annual Coptic Studies Symposium Saturday May 29th 2010 Earth Sciences Centre Reichman Family Lecture Hall (Room 1050) 5 Bancroft Ave., University of
    Message 1 of 1 , May 8, 2010

      Third Annual Coptic Studies Symposium
      Saturday May 29th 2010
      Earth Sciences Centre
      Reichman Family Lecture Hall (Room 1050)
      5 Bancroft Ave., University of Toronto St. George Campus
      Co-Sponsored by
      The Canadian Society for Coptic Studies (CSCS)
      Department of Near and Middle Eastern Studies (NMC),
      University of Toronto
      Saint Mark's Coptic Museum, Scarborough


       
      Registration fee:
                  CSCS member: $20.-   CSCS Student member: $10.-
                  Non-member: $25.-  Non-member student: $15.-
                  (lunch included)
       
      Programme:
      8.30 – 9.45                Registration
       
      9.45 – 10.00              Welcome
      President: Canadian Society for Coptic Studies.
       
      First Session
      Chair                          Prof. Jitse H.F. Dijkstra, Associate Professor and Head of Classics, Department of Classics and Religious Studies, University of Ottawa.
       
      10.00 – 10.45            Prof. Stephen Davis: Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies, Department of Religious Studies, Yale University.
      "The Excavation of the Monastery of Saint Shenute of Atripe".
       
      10.45 – 11.00            (Discussion)
       
      11.00 – 11.45            Prof. Anne Moore, Associate Professor, Department of Religious Studies, University of Calgary.
       "Shenoute, Prophet for the People".
       
      11.45 – 12.00            (Discussion)
       
      12.00 – 1.30              Lunch Break
       
      Second Session
      Chair                          Prof. Stephen Davis.
      1.30 – 2.00                Dr. Ramez Boutros, Instructor, NMC.
      "The Cave Church of Gabal al-Tayr: a pilgrimage site from the Early Mediaeval Period in Middle Egypt".
       
       
       
      2.00 – 2.30                Prof. Jitse H.F Dijkstra, Associate Professor and Head of Classics, Department of Classics and Religious Studies, University of Ottawa.
      "The Isis Temple Graffiti Project: Preliminary Results".
                                         
       
      2.30 – 3.00                Coffee Break
       
      Third Session
      Chair                          Prof. Sheila Campbell: Emeritus Fellow, Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies (PIMS), U of T.
       
      3.00 – 3.30                Dr. Emile Tadros: Researcher at the Higher Institute of Coptic Studies in Cairo, Department of Coptic Liturgical Music.
       " `Cosmic Music' in Early Christian Literature in Egypt".
       
      3.30 – 4.00                Dr. Helene Moussa: Volunteer Curator, St. Mark's Coptic Museum, Scarborough.
      "St. Mina Icon in St. Mark's Coptic Museum Collection: Akhmim Style?".
       
      4.00 – 4.30                Stretch break
       
      Fourth session
      Chair                          Prof. Anne Moore.
                                         
      4.30 – 5.00                Bishoy Dawood: Ph.D. Candidate in Systematic Theology, University of St. Michael's College in the University of Toronto.
       "The Coptic Calendar".
       
      5.00 – 5.30                Joseph Youssef: M.A. Student, York University.
      "Ritualization Processes in Coptic Monastic Rituals and Initiation Practices".
       
      5.30                            Closure
       

      St. Mark's Coptic Museum Website Home Page "Coptic Studies U of T " www.copticmuseum-canada.org

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