University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI.
– Ph.D. candidate, Hebrew and Semitic Studies, Classics and Ancient Near Eastern Studies Department. (Expected: Spring 2018)
– M.A., Hebrew and Semitic Studies, 2013.
Emmanuel School of Religion, Johnson City, TN
– M.Div., 2010, concentration: Hebrew Bible
Milligan College, Milligan College, TN,
– B.A., Biblical Studies, minor in Koine Greek, 2007
Training in Reflectance Transformation Imaging at the West Semitic Research Project at the University of Southern California under Profs. Bruce Zuckerman and Marilyn Lundberg.
– Trained in photographic method of applying RTI technology to various types of epigraphs.
– Trained in photography basics (lighting, post-processing, use of computer software, etc.)
- Executive Board Member for the Colloquium for Biblical and Near Eastern Studies (CBNES)
Hebrew (Classical/Biblical, Epigraphic, Rabbinic), Koine Greek, Aramaic (Old, Imperial, Jewish Palestinian, and Jewish Babylonian dialects), Syriac, Ugaritic, Epigraphic Northwest Semitic (Ammonite, Edomite, Moabite, Phoenician, etc.), Akkadian (minimal)
German (moderate), French (moderate), Arabic (beginning)
AWARDS AND GRANTS
- Mellon Wisconsin Summer Fellowship, Summer 2017 ($6768)
- University Fellowship – awarded by the University of Wisconsin Graduate School, 2011-2012 and 2016-2017 (tuition and $20k stipend).
- Mazursky Travel Grant – Fall 2014, awarded by the University of Wisconsin’s Center for Jewish Studies ($1200)
- Lipton Essay Award – Spring 2014, paper entitled “The Rhetorical Force of the Divine Feminine: Feminine Imagery of Yahweh in Deutero-Isaiah,” awarded by the University of Wisconsin’s Center for Jewish Studies ($1k award)
- Berman and Mazursky Travel Awards – Fall 2012, awarded by the University of Wisconsin’s Center for Jewish Studies ($2200)
- Huffines Excellence in Hebrew Bible Award, Emmanuel School of Religion, 2010
- Stone Campbell Journal Promising Scholar Award, Emmanuel School of Religion, 2010
- Member of Theta Phi National Honor Society, inducted April, 2010
(ur = under review; fc = forthcoming)
ur “A Note on the Aramaic Text of the Bilingual Guras Inscription (PAT 0251 = CIL III 3.7999 = CIS 3906),” Jeremy M. Hutton, Nathaniel E. Greene. Under review with Dacia Journal.
ur “The Harvard Semitic Museum Palmyrene Collection,” Eleonora Cussini, Maura K. Heyn, Jeremy M. Hutton, Nathaniel E. Greene, and Catherine Bonesho. Under review with BASOR.
2017 Nathaniel E. Greene, “The Qubur al-Walaydah Bowl: New Images and Old Readings,” BASOR 377, pp. 39-47.
fc “Divergent Script-Styles on a Single Palmyrene Monument: The Case of Berkshire 1903.7.3 (PAT 0670 and 0672),” Jeremy M. Hutton, Preston L. Atwood, Catherine E. Bonesho, and Nathaniel E. Greene. KUSATU (accepted for publication, Oct. 4, 2016).
fc “A New Reading of PAT 0670 (= CIS 4313),” Preston L. Atwood, Jeremy M. Hutton, Nathaniel E. Greene, and Catherine E. Bonesho. KUSATU (accepted for publication, Feb. 5, 2016).
2017 Nathaniel E. Greene, “Creation, Destruction, and a Psalmist’s Plea: Re-thinking the Poetic Structure of Psalm 74,” JBL 136.1, pp. 85-101.
2016 “Ancient Near Eastern Material Culture Studies and Reflectance Transformation Imaging (RTI),” Nathaniel E. Greene, Heather D. D. Parker, and Ashley Fiutko Arico, pp. 61-68 in The Future of the Past: From Amphipolis to Mosul, New Approaches to Cultural Heritage Preservation in the Eastern Mediterranean (ed. Konstantinos Chalikias, Maggie Beeler, Ariel Pearce, and Steve Renette). Available online: https://www.archaeological.org/news/sitepreservationhcaspecialpubs/21700
2016 “Two Palmyrene Inscriptions in the Collection of the Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield, MA: PAT 0960 and 1773,” Jeremy M. Hutton, Preston L. Atwood, Maura K. Heyn, Nathaniel E. Greene, and Catherine E. Bonesho. Maarav 20 (2013 [appeared Sept., 2016]): 135–161, 257–259.
2015 Nathaniel E. Greene and H. D. D. Parker, “Field of View: Northwest Semitic Palaeography and Reflectance Transformation Imaging (RTI),” pp. 209-39 in Epigraphy, Philology & The Hebrew Bible: Methodological Perspectives on Philological & Comparative Study of the Hebrew Bible in Honor of Jo Ann Hackett (ed. J. M. Hutton and A. D. Rubin; Atlanta, GA: SBL, 2015).
2014 “A Re-edition of PAT 738 (CIS 4379),” Nathaniel E. Greene, Maura K. Heyn and Jeremy M. Hutton, Maarav 19.1 (2012), [appeared January, 2014]: 91-115.
- Member, Wisconsin Palmyrene Aramaic Inscription Project, 2012–present
- Conducted RTI photography sessions alone (Boston, fall 2015); and with Prof. J. Hutton (St. Louis and Omaha, Jan. 2015; Timișoara, Rom., and Munich, Ger., June 2016).
- Research Assistant to Prof. Christopher Rollston, Summers of 2015 and 2016, George Washington University
- Photography for the Tel el Hesi Regional Project, September 2014
- Applied Reflectance Transformation Imaging to three clay bullae found at Kh. Summeily. Photos published in James W. Hardin, Christopher A. Rollston, and Jeffrey A. Blakely, “Iron Age Bullae from Officialdom’s Periphery: Khirbet Summeily in Broader Context,” Near Eastern Archaeology4 (2014):300-302.
- Project Assistant to Assoc. (then Assist.) Prof. Jeremy Hutton, summer 2012, 2013-2014 academic year
- Primary work in Palmyrene epigraphy and paleography
- Provided specialized help with digital photographic techniques, specifically Reflectance Transformation Imaging (RTI)
- Photographed (with colleague C. Bonesho) over 30 Palmyrene Aramaic inscriptions throughout the United States utilizing RTI technology.
- Wrote palaeographic analysis of PAT 0738
- Photographic field work in Jerusalem at the Albright Institute for Archaeology and The Israel Museum with Prof. Christopher A. Rollston, April 2014
- Photographed several stamp seals, a Palmyrene funerary bust, the Izbet Sartah Abecedary, and several small pot sherds incised with Phoenician
- Research Assistant to Prof. Christopher A. Rollston, Summer of 2012, Emmanuel School of Religion
- Extensive bibliographic, layout, and textual work for Rollston’s forthcoming Writings from the Ancient World (WAW) volume on Northwest Semitic Royal Inscriptions.
- Research Assistant to Prof. Christopher A. Rollston, 2010, Emmanuel School of Religion
- Extensive bibliographic, layout, and proofreading work for Rollston’s Writing and Literacy in the World of Ancient Israel: Epigraphic Evidence from the Iron Age (Atlanta, Ga: SBL, 2010).
- Responsible for the collection, formatting, and reproduction of images and figures in Writing and Literacy.
- Professorial Assistant to Prof. Jason Bembry, 2009-2010, Emmanuel School of Religion
- Offered multiple tutoring sessions to Hebrew students each week during both Spring and Fall semesters
- Taught/lectured for Prof. Bembry in his absence.
- Was responsible for proof reading of syllabi, quizzes, tests, publications, etc.
- Research assistance
- Grading of tests and quizzes
- Instructor of Elementary Classical Hebrew (HEBR 103/303), Fall 2014-Spring 2016
- Taught Elementary Hebrew on the graduate and undergraduate levels (syllabus available upon request)
- Modern Jewish Literature, teaching assistant, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Spring 2013
- Introduction to Judaism, teaching assistant, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Fall 2012
- Hebrew Teaching Fellow, Emmanuel School of Religion, 2010-2011 academic year
- Taught Elementary Hebrew on the graduate level (syllabus available upon request)
- Adjunct Instructor of Bible, Milligan College, 2010-11 academic year
- Teaching both Old and New Testament Survey courses on the undergraduate level (syllabi available upon request)
- “The Qubur al-Walaydah Bowl: New Images and Old Readings,” to be presented at the American School for Oriental Research National Meeting, November, 2016, San Antonio, TX
- “The Rhetorical Force of the Divine Feminine: Feminine Imagery for Yahweh in Deutero-Isaiah,” presented at the Stone Campbell Journal Conference, April 2, 2016, Knoxville, TN
- “Ancient Near Eastern Material Culture Studies and Reflectance Transformation Imaging (RTI),” Coauthored with Heather Dana Davis Parker and Ashley Fiutko Arico, presented at The Future of the Past: From Amphipolis to Mosul. New Approaches to Cultural Heritage Preservation in the Eastern Mediterranean conference at the University of Pennsylvania, Saturday, April 11, 2015
- “Field of View: The Application of Reflectance Transformation Imaging to Northwest Semitic Epigraphs,” with Heather Dana Davis Parker, presented at the 2014 American School of Oriental Research National Meeting
- “Creation, Destruction, and a Psalmist’s Plea: Re-thinking the Poetic Structure of Psalm 74,” presented at the 2013 Midwest Regional Society of Biblical Literature meeting.
- “Reading the Times: Extracting the Non-Predictive Nature of Biblical Prophecy from its Ancient Near Eastern Context,” presented at the 2010 Stone Campbell Journal Conference.
- “Yahweh and the Gods of Canaan: Iron Age Polytheism, Monolatry, and D/Dtr’s Subjective Agenda,” 9 September 2016, for Prof. Alice Mandell’s Israelite Religion course at UW-Madison
- Guest Lecturer on the application of RTI photography to epigraphic studies in Prof. Christopher A. Rollston’s Ancient Inscriptions course at Tel Aviv University, April 2014.