Not being able to attend the Society of Biblical Literature or the American Schools of Oriental Research meetings this year, I eagerly await all conference reports. The Angry Professor of A Gentleman’s C just filed this,
The conferences were meh. There were a few symposia with interesting titles, but the talks therein had little relationship to the titles. I wish I had $5 for every time I observed one of my esteemed senior colleagues picking his nose. I could have covered my outrageous hotel bill with the earnings.
Of course, her report was on some other conferences and had nothing to do with the either the Society of Biblical Literature or the American Schools of Oriental Research meetings, but I’ll bet it could have been.