Author Carol Meyers

 

 

Author of “Discovering Eve” to Speak at UTC

Author Carol Meyers, who wrote Discovering Eve, a landmark study of women in ancient Israel, will be speaking at UTC on Sunday, March 16 at 8 p.m. in the Roland Hayes Concert Hall, UTC Fine Arts Center. Her topic is "Discovering Eve: Eden, Archaeology and Women’s Roles."

Meyers holds the Mary Grace Wilson Professorship in Religion at Duke University. She is a specialist in biblical studies and archaeology, and she has a strong scholarly interest in the everyday life of women in biblical times.

Meyers was educated at Wellesley and Brandeis Universities, and she received her Ph.D. in Near Eastern and Judaic Studies at Brandeis. She has written or co-authored eight books, and she has edited or co-edited five books. She has published a recent reference work, Women in Scripture, the most comprehensive study ever made of women in Jewish and Christian scriptures.

The lecture is sponsored by The American Schools of Oriental Research and The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.

Due to campus expansion projects, parking is available in the Lupton Library Parking Garage located on Vine Street.

For more information, please call Dr. B.W. Ruffner of the Chattanooga Unit of the UT College of Medicine at 778-2933.