Saturday, March 14, 2009

11th St. Shenouda - UCLA Conference of Coptic Studies, UCLA, Los Angeles, 17 - 18 July 2009

This is the oldest annual event in Coptic Studies in North America. It features presentations from Professors and students of Coptic Studies to promote further the study of Copts of Egypt since the 1st Century AD. The presentations will deal with the Life and Times of St. Shenouda the Archimandrite (4-5th Century Abbot), because it is the 30th Anniversary of St. Shenouda the Archimandrite Coptic Society. 

Presenters (so far) : 
Prof. James Robinson, CGU (CA).
Prof. David Johnson, Berkeley. 
Dr. Janet Timbie, CUA (DC).
Prof. Mark Swanson, LSTC (Chicago).
Prof. Stephen Davis, Yale (CT). 
Dr. Monica Bontty, University of Louisiana (Monroe, LA). 
Dr. Dliliana Atanassova (Salzburg, Austria). 
Dr. Carrie Schoeder, University of Pacific (CA). 
Dr. Mariachiara Giorda (Turin, Italy).
Dr. Maged S.A. Mikhail, Cal State Fullerton (CA). 
(Dr.) Mark Moussa, CUA (DC).
Mr. Julien Auber de Lapierre (Paris, France). 
Mr. Josiah Chappell, UCLA (CA). 

For more information contact Hany N. Takla (St Shenouda the Archimandrite Coptic Association) : 
Source : Facebook group "St. Shenouda Center for Coptic Studies (Los Angeles)". See also the society website