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Meeting Program Units

2011 Annual Meeting

San Francisco, CA

Meeting Begins11/19/2011
Meeting Ends11/22/2011

Call for Papers Opens: 1/25/2011
Call for Papers Closes: 3/4/2011

Requirements for Participation

Performance Criticism of Biblical and Other Ancient Texts


Program Unit Type: Section
Accepting Papers? Yes

Call For Papers: The section will feature two sessions during the Annual Meeting in San Francisco. One will focus on a performance of the passion narrative from the Gospel of Mark, with responses from a panel of experts from various relevant fields. The other session will be an open session, soliciting papers that consider the formative influence of oral performance on the creation of texts, performance of texts in the ancient context, the representation of oral performance in written texts, or related topics. Papers are especially welcome that deal with some aspect of repetition in the performance of texts, including the repetition of sounds, images, stories and so on, but also the effects of numerous experiences of the “same” performance repeated over time.

Program Unit Chairs

Glenn S. Holland

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