St. Shenouda the Archimandrite Coptic Society

Second St. Shenouda Annual Coptic Conference Registration Form

August 13 & 14, 1999

Presentations @ UCLA, Royce Hall, Los Angeles California 90024
Reception @ St. Peter and St. Paul Coptic Orthodox Church, 1245 4th St, Santa Monica, CA 90401


Name: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Address 1:
Postal Code:
E-Mail Address: (Required)

Non Member
UCLA Student/Faculty

Registration Fee (Suggested Contributions):

Schedule: The following tentative schedule has been made by the Organizing Committee:

Friday August 13, 1999

8:30-10:00 a.m. Registration
10:00-10:15 a.m. Opening address by Prof. Antonio Loprieno, Chariman of the UCLA Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures
10:15-10:30 a.m. Opening Address by Bishop Samuel
10:30-11:00 a.m. Dr. Youhanna N. Youssef, Coptic Liturgical Texts relating to the Apostles
11:00-11:30 a.m. Mr. Maged Attia, Christian Coptic Family Abroad, Challenges that it meet
11:30-12:00 a.m. Hany N. Takla, The Compilation of the Coptic Old Testament
12:00-1:15 p.m. Lunch Recess
1:15-1:45 p.m. Samuel Youssef, Origen's Doctrine of Freewill
1:45-2:15 p.m. Miss Nardine M. Saad & Dr. S. Michael Saad, Electing Coptic Patriarchs: A Diversity of Traditions
2:15-2:45 p.m. Ramses Wassif, History of the Coptic Bishop of Cairo (Misr)
2:45-3:00 p.m. Break
3:00-3:30 p.m. Rev. Dr. Tim Vivian, The Peaceable Kingdom - Animals As Parables In The "Virtues Of Saint Macarius"
3:30-4:30 p.m. Bishop Samuel, Recent Discoveries in the Field of Monastic Settlements
4:30-5:00 p.m. Dr. Gawat Gabra, TBA
6:00-7:30 p.m. Social hour
7:30 p.m. Dinner
8:15 p.m. Keynote Address

Saturday, August 14, 1999

9:30-9:45 a.m. Opening Address by Bishop Serapion, Coptic Orthodox Bishop of Los Angeles
9:45-10:00 a.m. Prof. Paul van Moorsel - Seventh International Coptic Congress, August 2000 at Leiden University
10:00-10:30 a.m. Dr. Saad M. Saad, Authority in the Theology of Pope Shenouda III
10:30-10:45 a.m. Break
10:45-11:15 a.m. Joseph Fahim, The use of the Lord's Prayer in Coptic Liturgical Services
11:15-11:45 a.m. Dr. Fawzy Estafanous, St. Mark Foundation for Coptic History (Progress Report)
11:45am-12:15 pm. Mr. Mark Moussa, St. Shenute's Discourse "I Have Been Reading the Holy Gospels"
12:15-1:15 p.m. Lunch break
1:15-1:45 p.m. Dr. Jon Ma Asgeirsson, The Redaction of the Gospel of Thomas: Fact or Fiction
1:45-2:45 p.m. Prof. Boulos Ayad Ayad, Ancient Egypt, Coptic Egypt, Modern Egypt, Comparative Study
2:45-3:00 p.m. Break
3:00-4:00 p.m. Prof. Paul van Moorsel, 18 Years of Research on Coptic Painting
4:00-5:00 p.m. Dr. Bastiaan Van Elderen, Report on the 1999 Excavation Season of the Monastery of St. John the Little at Wadi Natrun, Egypt