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The Society of Biblical Literature is the oldest and largest international scholarly membership organization in the field of biblical studies. Founded in 1880, the Society has grown to over 8,500 international members including teachers, students, religious leaders and individuals from all walks of life who share a mutual interest in the critical investigation of the Bible.
Meeting Program Units

2014 Annual Meeting

San Diego, CA

Meeting Begins: 11/22/2014
Meeting Ends: 11/25/2014

Call For Papers Opens: 12/20/2013
Call For Papers Closes: 3/5/2014
Requirements for Participation

Global Education and Research Technology


Program Unit Type: Section
Accepting Papers? Yes

Call For Papers: The Global Education & Research Technology (GERT) section is sponsoring 4 sessions at the SBL Annual Meeting in San Diego (November 22-25, 2014). The first theme session, "Reaching the 21st-Century Frontier: Cutting-Edge Bible Translation," is co-sponsored with the Bible Translation section with pre-arranged invited papers. The second theme session, "Digital Scholarship and Exegesis," is co-sponsored with the Digital Humanities in Biblical, Early Jewish, and Christian Studies consultation with pre-arranged invited papers. The third theme session, "Bible Software for the Global Classroom and Pastorate," welcomes paper proposals pertinent to this topic (to be filled with both pre-arranged invited papers and through this open call for papers). The fourth theme session, "Teaching the Bible in an Open World: Open Resources for Teaching and Learning," is co-sponsored with the Academic Teaching and Biblical Studies section and welcomes paper proposals pertinent to this topic through this open call for papers. For more information on how paper proposals for GERT sessions are evaluated, please see http://biblicalhumanities.org/viewtopic.php?f=29&t=106. To stay informed about GERT's plans for SBL 2014 in San Diego and any other developments, please register at http://biblicalhumanities.org/ and subscribe to http://biblicalhumanities.org/viewforum.php?f=3 or contact the co-chairs to be added to our group email list.

Program Unit Chairs

 Randall K.J. Tan
 Nicolai Winther-Nielsen

Propose a Paper for this Program Unit

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SBL membership is required to participate in the meeting. In its efforts to foster biblical scholarship and to facilitate mutual cooperation among colleagues, SBL offers reduced membership rates to individuals from certain countries through the Society's International Cooperation Initiative (ICI). Individuals in these countries may pay the reduced fees of $15 for full membership and $10 for student membership. If you are a not a member of SBL but live or work in an ICI country and are interested in participating in the meeting, please consider becoming an ICI member.

For all other persons wanting to propose a paper, you must communicate directly with the chair of the program unit to which you want to propose. Chairs have the responsibility to make waiver requests, and their email addresses are available above. SBL provides membership and meeting registration waivers only for scholars who are outside the disciplines covered by the SBL program, specifically most aspects of archaeological, biblical, religious, and theological studies.

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