[MGSA-L] EVENTS AT YALE II: GRAECO-ARABICA CONFERENCE

Syrimis, George george.syrimis at yale.edu
Thu Apr 17 12:07:10 PDT 2014


Yale University
The Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations

presents
An international conference in commemoration of the centennial of the birth of Franz Rosenthal

Graeco-Arabica
Present State and Future Prospects of an Emerging Field

April 25-27, 2014/211 Hall of Graduate Studies


Friday, April 25
Morning. Introduction.
9:30-10:15. Dimitri Gutas (Yale University) -Salutation and Introduction. Graeco-Arabic Studies: From Amable Jourdain through Franz Rosenthal to the Future

Graeco-Syriaca
10:15-11:30. Adam McCollum (Hill Museum & Manuscript Library, Saint John's University)–A Conspectus of Secular and Non-Secular Graeco-Syriaca: Syriac Translators among Those of other Languages in the Christian East
11:45-13:00. Hidemi Takahashi (The University of Tokyo) -Syriac as the Intermediary in Graeco-Arabica: On Some Historical and Philological Aspects

Afternoon. Secular Graeco-Arabica
15:00-16:15. Hans Hinrich Biesterfeldt (Ruhr-Universität Bochum) – AC onspectus of Secular Graeco-Syriaca and Agenda
16:15-17:30. Gerhard Endress (Ruhr-Universität Bochum)- The Historical Progression of the Translations, a case study: The Arabic Translations of Aristotle's De Caelo


Saturday, April 26

Morning. Christian Graeco-Arabica
10:00-11:15. Andre Binggeli (CNRS - Institut de recherche et d'histoire des textes) –Early Christian Graeco-Arabica
11:15-12:30. Alexander Treiger (Dalhousie University)  -Christian Graeco-Arabica: An Overview and Prolegomena to Future Research


Sunday, April 27

Morning. Graeco-Arabica in Intellectual History (Reception)
10:00-11:15. Sabine Schmidtke (Freie Universität Berlin and IAS, Princeton) and Reza Pourjavady (Freie Universität Berlin) - The Other Renaissance: Greek Philosophy under the Safavids (16th -18th centuries CE)
11:15-12:30. Peter E. Pormann (The University of Manchester) - Greek Thought, Modern Arabic Culture: Classical Receptions since the Nahḍa

Afternoon. Graeco-Arabica and Intellectual History (Method, Scope, and Import)
14:30-15:45. Kevin van Bladel (The Ohio State University) -Graeco-Arabic Studies, Late Antiquity, and Iranian Studies
15:45-16:45. Dimitri Gutas (Yale University) -Graeco-Arabic Studies: The Historical and Ideological Dimensions
17:00-18:00. Overview. General discussion and conclusion.

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