Caroline T. Schroeder, Ph.D.


Recent News:

  1. Bullet News about the digital humanities project Coptic SCRIPTORIUM is on this blog.

  2. Bullet I will be presenting about issues in digitization of ancient and medieval texts at the Society of Biblical Literature annual meeting, Saturday 11/22, 9 am session, 311 B in the Hilton Bayfront.

  3. Bullet Interview on New Directions in the study of religion at Marginalia Review of Books

  4. BulletAmir Zeldes (Georgetown U) and I were at the NEH discussing our project in their Office of Digital Humanities Lightning Round of recently funded NEH ODH projects in September.  #ODH2014.

  5. Bullet My article, "An Early Monastic Rule Fragment from the Monstery of Shenoute," was just published in Le Muséon. 

  6. Bullet Presented, "Shenoute in Code," a paper about digitization and Coptic cultural heritage, at the annual UCLA-St. Shenouda Society conference in Coptic Studies

  7. Bullet Presented "Digitizing the Dead and Dismembered," co-authored with Amir Zeldes, at DH2014 in Lausanne.

  8. Bullet Presented "Tagging Shenoute" at the Annual Meeting of the North American Patristics Society in Chicago on Saturday, May 24, 2014.

  9. Bullet The digital humanities project Coptic SCRIPTORIUM was recently awarded two NEH grants totally $100,000 for our work.  Read the full story here.

  10. Bullet My article, "Women in Anchoritic and Semi-Anchoritic Monasticism in Egypt: Rethinking the Landscape" was published in Church History

"[T]he first analysis of the ascetic ideology of one of the most important figures in early Egyptian monasticism, Shenoute of Atripe."—David Brakke, Indiana University

A "remarkable study" -- Journal of Religion

Caroline T. Schroeder is Associate Professor of Religious and Classical Studies at the University of the Pacific.

She is the author of Monastic Bodies (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2007) and numerous articles on early Christianity and other topics.

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Page updated 11 November 2014