Associate Professor David Anderson (University of Oklahoma) presented a lecture on the influence of the Bible on William Shakespeare, in Oklahoma City on June 4, 2015, as part of the Museum of the Bible’s lecture series.
On October 9-10, 2014, the University of Rochester hosted a two-day symposium examining the reception history of Salomé.
A number of the presentations at the symposium have been made available on YouTube.
October 9, 2014:
“Josephus on Salomé and Her Times”
“Salomé in the New Testament and Later Christianity”
“From Dancing Daughter to Femme Fatale: Salome in Western Art”
“Late-Medieval Music for John the Baptist and the Dancing Girl.”
“A Heady History: Salomé and John the Baptist in English Literature”
“Writing Salomé’s Dance: Mallarmé, Flaubert, Huysmans, and Wilde.”
“Salome at the Theatre: Oscar Wilde in Paris and London”
“Staging Scandal with Salomé”
“P. Craig Russell and a recent interpretation of Salomé”
October 10, 2014:
“The Dance of Seduction”
“Twisted, Tangled, and Tied Up in Knots: Finding Salomé’s Motivation to Dance Beneath the Mystique, Double Standards, and a Pile of Fabric”
Betty Jenkins and Leanne Rinelli