Did Adam Fall, Stumble, or Stub His Toe in the Garden of Eden? A New Look at an Ancient Story

Tuesday, February 20, 2018
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm, Royce Hall Conf/Seminar - - Humanities Conf Room 314

Ziony Zevit Seminar

See below for additional information.

Admission

Free and open to the public.

Please register at least 2 business days prior by calling (310) 267-5327 or by emailing cjsrsvp@humnet.ucla.edu. 

Contact

Center for Jewish Studies
(310) 267-5327
cjsrsvp@humnet.ucla.edu

Additional Information

Ziony Zevit, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of Biblical Literature and Northwest Semitic Languages, joined the faculty of American Jewish University in 1974.

Prior to joining AJU's faculty, Dr. Zevit taught at the University of Haifa, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and U.C. Berkeley. He also participated in archaeological excavations at Tel Lachish and at Tel Dan.

In 1987, Dr. Zevit was designated the first Avraham Biran Fellow in Biblical Archaeology at the Nelson Glueck School of Biblical Archaeology in Jerusalem. He has been awarded fellowships by the National Endowment for the Humanities, the American Council of Learned Societies, the Rockefeller Foundation, the Lady Davis Fellowship Trust, and the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation (2003); in 2004, he was awarded the Frank Moore Cross Award by the American Schools of Oriental Research for substantial publications in Near Eastern and Eastern Mediterranean epigraphy, texts, and traditions.