The Society of Biblical Literature was founded in 1880 to foster biblical scholarship.
Search SBL
 





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

2011 Annual Meeting

San Francisco, CA

Meeting Begins: 11/19/2011
Meeting Ends: 11/22/2011

Call For Papers Opens: 1/25/2011
Call For Papers Closes: 3/5/2011
Requirements for Participation

Participation Details

Participation Limits

  • A person is normally limited to participate in no more than two regular program sessions as a presenter, panelist, or respondent. Committee and business sessions do not count towards this total.
  • Regarding the program including AAR, a person may participate a total of three times, in which case the parameters specified above still pertain.

Proposals

  • Proposals require presentation title and an abstract of approximately 300 words.
  • Papers are most often allotted 20-25 minutes in a session, with 5-10 minutes for discussion.
  • Transliterate foreign text and limit diacritical notations to basic marks (e.g., ä, ç, é, ø).
  • If you have a question about a particular program unit, email the chair listed in the Call for Papers for that unit.
  • Proposals must be submitted through the online system.
  • All presentations must be new presentations of the scholar's own original work. In absentia presentations are not typically accepted.
  • First-time proposers may be required to submit the full paper to the program unit chair.
  • Papers cannot be repeated in other sessions or at other SBL meetings.

Registration and Membership Requirements

SBL Program

  • SBL Membership is required at the time of a proposal for the SBL program.
  • SBL Membership will be checked by June 1 and non-current members will be removed from the program at that time.
  • SBL Membership must be current at time of the Annual Meeting.

Affiliate Organization Programs

  • Affiliate organization membership is required to participate.
  • If a member of an Affiliate organization intends to participate in an SBL session, the member is required to have current SBL membership.

Registration for Meeting

  • All meeting participants must be registered by June 1. Registration will be checked and those not registered will be removed from the program.
 
HOME   | SBL PRESS   | MEETINGS & EVENTS   | EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES   | MEMBERSHIP   | CAREER RESOURCES
ABOUT SBL   | JOIN SBL   | DONATE TO SBL   | CONTACT SBL   | HELP   | PRIVACY POLICY

© 2014, Society of Biblical Literature. All Rights Reserved.