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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 the Moving Image

Program Unit Type: Section
Accepting Papers? Yes

Call For Papers:

One session will be devoted to a panel discussion of Darren Aronofsky's new film 'Noah' (rel. March 28, 2014). Those interested in being part of the panel are invited to submit a proposal outlining an aspect of--or perspective on--the film which they would explore as part of the panel. Due to the release date of the film, proposals will be accepted until 4/30/2014 and after the closing of the usual call for papers (2/5/2014) should be sent to or

A second open session invites the proposal of papers on any topic related to the use, influence, and development of biblical texts, motifs, and themes in the various media of the moving image, including cinema throughout its history, television, and the interactive narratives of gaming media. Papers which break new ground in any of these areas are particularly welcome.

Program Unit Chairs

Caroline Vander Stichele
David Shepherd

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