Laura Lieber, 2015–2016 | National Humanities Center

Laura Suzanne Lieber (NHC Fellow, 2015–16)

Project Title

Staging the Sacred: Orchestrating Holiness in Late Antiquity

Duke University

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Fellowship Work Summary, 2015–16

Laura Suzanne Lieber completed her book, Songs from the Western Shore: Aramaic Poetry from Late Antiquity, which is forthcoming from Brill Cambridge Genizah Series and planned for release in 2017. She also completed several articles for journals and edited volumes, including “Forever Let it be Said: Issues of Authorial Multivocality in a Samaritan Hymn” for Journal of Ancient Judaism (forthcoming), “Synagogue and Liturgy” for The Blackwell Companion to Jews and Judaism in Late Antiquity, edited by Naomi Koltun-Fromm and Gwynn Kessler (forthcoming).