Select Papers and Presentations

Westmont College Gaede Institute 2014 - MOOCing the Liberal Arts: "What Would an Online Course Look Like at Your Institution: Let's Build One and Find Out" and "A Christian Liberal Arts College Goes Online! Has Hope College Lost Its Way?" February 13-15, 2014.

"Open Source Grammar: A Web-based Corpus Approach to Learning Biblical Hebrew" in the Academic Teaching and Biblical Studies Section of the Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meeting, November 23, 2013.

"Multifunctionality of the Biblical Hebrew Verb: Theory and Practice" presented in the National Association of Professors of Hebrew section of the Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meeting, November 18, 2007

"Temporal Deixis and the Biblical Hebrew Verb" presented in the Linguistics and Biblical Hebrew section of the Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meeting, November 18, 2001

"A Functional Approach to Biblical Hebrew Discourse Markers" presented in the Linguistics and Biblical Hebrew section of the Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meeting, November 20, 2000

"Teaching the Bible in the Modern World" presented to the Hope College Academy of Senior Professionals, October 18, 1994

"Discourse Markers in Biblical Hebrew Poetry" presented in the Linguistics and Biblical Hebrew section of the Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meeting, November 21, 1993

"The Dead Sea Scrolls: What's the Big Deal?" presented at the Hope College Winter Happening, February 6, 1993

"Archaeology and the Bible" presented to the Hope College Academy of Senior Professionals, October 22, 1992

Demonstration of InterText, an Old Testament Macintosh computer program, at the Consortium of Liberal Arts Colleges meeting at Colorado College in Colorado Springs, Col., June 7, 1991.

"What has the new library wrought?-The challenge of new information technologies for teaching and learning at Beloit College" presented at the dedication of the renovated Morse Library at Beloit College, May 9, 1991

Demonstration of Intertext, an Old Testament Macintosh computer program, in a plenary session at the conference "Teaching Strategies, the Computer and the Liberal Arts" at the College of Wooster April 19, 1991

"The Treatment of Discourse in Waltke/O'Connor's Biblical Hebrew Syntax" presented in the Linguistics and Biblical Hebrew section of the Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meeting, November 17, 1990

"Discourse Particles in Ugaritic" presented in the Ugaritic Studies section of the Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meeting, November 19, 1989

"Word and Clause Order in Ugaritic" presented in the Ugaritic Studies section of the Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meeting, December 7, 1987

"Is ky an Emphatic Particle?" presented in the Northwest Semitic Epigraphy section of the Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meeting, December 7, 1987

Paper in critique of Walter Michel's Job in the Light of Northwest Semitic in the Chicago Society of Biblical Research fall meeting, November 14, 1987

"So, What's the Story Here?" presented in the Arts and Humanities Colloquium, Hope College, March 17, 1987

"Word Order in Biblical Hebrew and Ugaritic" presented in the American Oriental Society/North-American Conference on Afro-Asiatic Linguistics Annual Meeting, New Haven, Conn., March 12, 1986

"Word Order and Emphasis in Biblical Hebrew Narrative" presented in the Linguistics and Biblical Hebrew section of the Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meeting, November 25, 1986

"Recent Trends in Old Testament Scholarship: Structuralism and the New Literary Criticism of Biblical Literature" presented in the Institute for Biblical Research/Chicago Society of Biblical Research meeting, April 20, 1985

"The Redactional Structure of Genesis 1-11" presented at the Michigan Academy of Science, Arts and Letters Annual Meeting, Religion Section, March 22, 1985

"Continuity in Discourse: Word-Order and Emphasis in Biblical Hebrew" presented in the Chicago Society of Biblical Research spring meeting, April 14, 1984

"The New Literary Criticism of Biblical Narrative" presented at the Michigan Academy of Sciences, Arts and Letters Annual Meeting, Religion Section, March 23, 1984

"The Treatment of Particles in S. Segert's Basic Grammar of the Ugaritic Language presented in the Ugaritic Studies section of the Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meeting, 1981