Join us at 9:30 am Pacific on Wednesday, October 12th for the second lecture in the Badè Museum‘s virtual series, “Women & Gender Performance in the Ancient Middle East.” This program is hosted by the Badè Museum in partnership with the Archaeological Research Facility (ARF) at UC Berkeley.
Dr. Cynthia Shafer-Elliott will present “Women and Domestic Spaces at Iron II Tel Halif”
Dr. Cynthia Shafer-Elliott (PhD. The University of Sheffield, UK) is an Associate Professor of Hebrew Bible at Baylor University. Her expertise and research focus on the historical, cultural, and social contexts of ancient Israel and Judah as reflected within both the archaeological record and the Hebrew Bible (with a particular interest in the Former Prophets). More specifically, Dr. Shafer-Elliott’s research emphasizes household archaeology and issues of food, gender, religion, and social memory. She is an experienced field archaeologist and is part of the archaeological excavations at Tel Halif and Tel Abel Beth Maacah in Israel. In 2018 she was the Ernest S. Frerichs Annual Professor at the W. F. Albright Institute of Archaeological Research (Jerusalem). Furthermore, Dr. Shafer-Elliott is involved with the American Society of Overseas Research (ASOR), the Society of Biblical Literature (SBL), and the Albright Institute of Archaeological Research (AIAR) in Jerusalem.