I learned about this lecture just a few moments ago and I will certainly be attending!
Aramaic Origins and Dialects: A Model for Proto-Afroasiatic
Monday, February 16, 2009
1:40 - 3:00pm, Scholarly Communication Center, Alexander Library
A Lecture by William J. Fulco, S.J., Ph.D, National Endowment for the Humanities Professor of Ancient Mediterranean Studies, Loyola Marymount University
Reverend Fulco will discuss the Aramaic language and its position within the Semitic family, as well as his past work in reconstructing reconstructing Aramaic for the script of the 2004 film, "The Passion of the Christ," directed by Mel Gibson.
He is currently working on a script in Punic for the upcoming film, "Hannibal the Conqueror," directed by Vin Diesel.
Sponsored by AMESALL, CMES, Undergraduate Education, Jewish Studies, and Comparative Literature
For more information, contact Charles Haberl, firstname.lastname@example.org
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