On Saturday, November 21st, from 6-8 PM, the American Schools of Oriental Research will close out its annual meeting in New Orleans with an outreach session entitled “Voodoo Dolls of the Ancient Near East.” It’s free and open to the public, including our friends in town for the Society of Biblical Literature annual meeting. The session will be somewhere inside the Astor Crown hotel at the corner of Canal and Bourbon. Here’s the lineup:
Sacred Vodou Flagsâ€ (20 min.)
Ghazal Statues and Plastered Skullsâ€ (20 min.)
Updateâ€ (20 min.)
Figurines Defy Human Destinyâ€ (20 min.)
Mother-Goddesses?â€ (20 min.)
the Feminine Formâ€ (20 min.)
For more information, please email Michael Homan.