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2014 International Meeting

Vienna, Austria

Meeting Begins: 7/6/2014
Meeting Ends: 7/10/2014

Note that the deadline for paper proposals is 11:59 PM (23:59) Eastern Standard Time (UTC -5) on the day PREVIOUS to the deadline below.

Call For Papers Opens: 10/28/2013
Call For Papers Closes: 2/12/2014
Requirements for Participation

Bible and Visual Culture

Program Unit Type: Section
Accepting Papers? Yes

Call For Papers: Papers are now invited for the Bible and Visual Culture seminar of the International SBL 2014. Papers should focus on topics that present an original, distinctive and creative visual interpretation of a biblical text, narrative, or character. In keeping with the seminar’s overall aim of exploring biblical works of art in the venue where the SBL takes place, we would like to concentrate on the art in Vienna which has made this city a center of faith and culture for central Europe. Submissions can draw from any period or be of general nature. They may focus specifically on an individual painting or sculpture from Vienna’s cityscape or from one of the city’s many museums: Kunsthalle Wien, Museum of Modern Art (Mumok), Kunsthistoriches Museum, Albertina, Belvedere, Kunst Haus Wien, and Leopold Museum. Consideration will also be given to submissions referencing works from the broader reaches of the former Austro-Hungarian Empire.

Program Unit Chairs

Katie Edwards
Rev. Michael Patella, OSB

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