Schedule for Open Session, Thematic Session on Discourse Markers, and Joint Session on Greek Phonology and Pronunciation

For your convenience, the date, time, and venue of the open session, the thematic session on Discourse Markers, and the joint session with the Applied Linguistics for Biblical Languages Group on Greek Phonology and Pronunciation are gathered from the SBL online program book and reproduced below:

Biblical Greek Language and Linguistics
9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Room: 2004 – Convention Center
Cynthia Westfall, McMaster Divinity College, Presiding
Jonathan M. Watt, Geneva College / Ref. Pres. Seminary
The Community Diminutive (30 min)
Phillip S Marshall, Houston Baptist University
An Analysis of the Function of HOUTOS in Some Passages of the Book of Acts (30 min)
Sang-Hoon Kim, Chongshin University
Parallel Features in 1 John as Discourse Markers (30 min)
Francis G H Pang, McMaster Divinity College
Aspect and Aktionsart Once Again: Towards a Distinction between Properties of Verb and Verb Phrase (30 min)
Mark Beatty, Pacific Rim Bible College
Aspect in Biblical Greek Discourse: Insights from Hungarian, Russian, Vietnamese, English and Modern Greek (30 min)

Applied Linguistics for Biblical Languages
Joint Session With: Applied Linguistics for Biblical Languages, Biblical Greek Language and Linguistics
4:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Room: 2002 – Convention Center
Theme: Greek Phonology and Pronunciation

William Warren, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, Presiding
Oliver Simkin, Københavns Universitet
Greek Phonology from Alexander to the Modern Era (30 min)
Daniel B. Wallace, Dallas Theological Seminary
Erasmian Pronunciation (30 min)
Randall Buth, Biblical Language Center, Israel
Living Koine Pronunciation (30 min)
Michael P. Theophilos, Australian Catholic University
On the Pronunciation of Biblical Greek: A Re-assessment (30 min)
Discussion (30 min)

Biblical Greek Language and Linguistics
4:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Room: 2004 – Convention Center
Theme: Discourse Markers

Randall Tan, Asia Bible Society, Presiding
Stephen Levinsohn, SIL International
“Therefore’ or “Wherefore”: What’s the Difference? (30 min)
Steve Runge, Logos Bible Software
Now and Then: Clarifying the Role of Temporal Adverbs as Discourse Markers (30 min)
Margaret Sim, SIL International
The Genitive Absolute in Discourse: More Than a Change of Subject (30 min)
Ray Van Neste, Union University
The Discourse Function of DE in 2 Timothy (30 min)
Cynthia Westfall, McMaster Divinity College, Respondent (15 min)
Discussion (15 min)

The abstracts for this year’s Biblical Greek Language and Linguistics Section papers for the open session (see open session abstracts) and thematic session (see thematic session abstracts) are available on this site as well for your convenience.