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About SBL

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.
Congresses

2008 Annual Meeting

Boston

Meeting Begins: 11/22/2008
Meeting Ends: 11/25/2008

Call For Papers Opens: 11/17/2007
Call For Papers Closes: 3/1/2008
Requirements for Participation

Membership Requirements
  • SBL Program
    • SBL Membership is required at the time of a proposal for the SBL program
    • SBL Membership will be checked on June 15, 2006 and non-current members will be removed from the program at that time
    • SBL Membership must be current at time of Annual Meeting in November
    • AAR Members can receive a 1 time waiver for the SBL Program
  • Affiliate Organization Programs
    • Affiliate organization membership is required to participate.
Participation Limits
  • Participation is limited to two appearance total.
  • Presiding at a session counts as an appearance.
  • Appearances on Affiliate programs count towards this total.
  • SBL Committee and business sessions do not count towards this total
First Time Proposals
  • Members who have never read a paper at the Annual Meeting must submit the entire paper as a part of the proposal. Please contact the Program Unit Chair of the unit in question for details

Registration for Meeting

  • All meeting participants must be registered by May 15th. Registration will be checked and those not registered will be removed from the program
 
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