University of Pikeville Biblical Archaeology Symposium

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Date: 10/20/2017-10/21/2017
Time: All Day
Location: University of Pikeville, Pikeville, Kentucky

UNIVERSITY OF PIKEVILLE
BIBLICAL ARCHAEOLOGY SYMPOSIUM
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS


Friday, October 20

7:00 PM – Dinner & Social Event (*open to the public*)
*Reunion event for volunteers from Khirbet el-Maqatir & Shiloh excavations*

Saturday, October 21 - LECTURE SESSIONS

8:30 - 9:00 AM
     Late Registration
9:00 - 9:45
     “Were There Cynics at Sepphoris of Galilee? What Does Archaeology Tell Us About the World of Jesus?” – Dr. Craig Evans
10:00-10:45
     “Murder at Maqatir: The Grim Fate of Those Who Hid from the Romans” – Dr. Scott Stripling
11:00-11:45
    “‘On this Rock...’ Bethsaida and the Promise to Peter” – Dr. Craig Evans
12:00 – 12:45 PM
    “‘Go Now to Shiloh’: Have We Found the House of God?” – Dr. Scott Stripling
12:45 – 1:15
    Panel discussion including Dr. Scott Stripling, Dr. Craig Evans, Suzanne Lattimer (Assistant Director of the Shiloh Excavation), Jacob Moody and Abigail Leavitt

LUNCH AND BREAK
1:15 – 3:00 PM
     Lunch on your own, but information on local specials will be provided

EXHIBIT TOURS

Tours of the museum will be timed and by reservation – walk-ins will be accommodated with a time on the next tour with availability. Tours will be hosted by our visiting archaeologists. Tentative tour schedule for each group: 
     *Introduction and Byzantine Room:  Tommy Chamberlin – 15 minutes
     *The World of the New Testament and Khirbet el-Maqatir – Scott Stripling and Craig Evans – 30 minutes
     *The World of Mesopotamia – Jacob Moody – 15 minutes
     *The Iron Age and Shiloh – Suzanne Lattimer – 15 minutes
     *The Bronze Age and the Problem of Ai – Abigail Leavitt – 15 minutes

3:00 – Tour 1
3:30 – Tour 2
4:00 – Tour 3
4:30 – Tour 4
5:00 – Tour 5
5:30 – Tour 6 (if necessary)

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