1892 Club

The 1892 Club provides a dedicated space and time to develop relationships and mentoring within our PhD community through a formal program and open times for fellowship.logo-1892-club

The 1892 Club provides a dedicated space and time to develop relationships and mentoring within our PhD community through a formal program and open times for fellowship. It is open to all current PhD students at SBTS, across all schools, departments, and stages of the program, in addition to all professors. If you are in one of these groups, you’re already a member of The 1892 Club!

The 1892 Club meets most Wednesday afternoons during term time.  It consists of two elements, which are on either side of the PhD Colloquia:

Wednesdays from 1:00-2:15pmMentoring Program

The main focus of the Club, an opportunity to hear from various professors, visiting scholars, students, and others about topics relevant to our PhD community (Library – Lower Level)

Wednesdays from 3:45-5:00pmContinuing the Conversation

An open, non-planned, drop-in fellowship time for conversation between students and faculty (Library – Doctoral Common Room)

Spring 2017 Schedule

February 1 | Dr. Stephen Chester

February 8 | Dr. Robert Stein

February 15 | Dr. Joseph Trigg

February 22 | Dr. Jady Koch

March 1 | Dr. Ben Mitchell

March 8 | Dr. George Martin

March 15 | Dr. Darian Lockett

March 22 |Dr. Tom Schreiner

March 29 | Dr. Mark Gignilliat

April 5 | No Meeting – Spring Break

April 12  | Dr. Tyler Flatt

April 19 | Dr. Mickey Klink

April 26 | Dr. Robert Kinney

May 3 | Housh Talks

Doctoral Common Room

The Doctoral Common Room is a dedicated space on the third floor of the SBTS Library for our doctoral students to foster community, mentoring, inter-disciplinary conversations, and more.

DCR DoorThe Doctoral Common Room is a room dedicated solely to Southern Seminary’s doctoral students. The room is located on the third floor of the Library and can be accessed using the code provided by the Research and Professional Doctoral Studies Offices. The Office of Doctoral Studies invites all Ph.D., Ed.D., D.Miss., D.Min., and D.Ed.Min students to use the room whenever the Library is open. We only ask that students abide by the posted guidelines.

Every weekday (except Wednesday) at 2:30 pm, the Office of Doctoral Studies, in conjunction with the 1892 Leadership Council, provides coffee for a time of fellowship and inter-disciplinary conversation. Additionally, one day per week, Dr. Jonathan T. Pennington, the Director of Research Doctoral Studies, leads a prayer service and book club. All doctoral students may attend. Please refer to the schedule below.

DCR Coffee

Doctoral Common Room Schedule

Every Weekday (except Wednesday)
2:30 pm Coffee and Conversation

Housh Talks

Housh Talks is the annual paper competition for current PhD students. Students will give a 5-6 minute presentation on a topic of their research with 4 minutes for question and answers. The presentations are judged by members of the faculty at Southern and the students of the program.

The student with the highest scored presentation will receive a travel stipend to the national ETS or SBL conference in the following semester.

Current students may submit a proposal for the contest (due: April 19th). Only a number of proposals will be chosen for the contest.

To submit a proposal follow this link.

Students who are presenting will be notified by April 26th.

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