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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

Senses, Cultures, and Biblical Worlds

Program Unit Type: Consultation
Accepting Papers? Yes

Call For Papers: The unit Sensory Perception in the Bible, and Early Judaism and Christianity investigates how the various cultures associated with the Bible and early Judaism and Christianity thought about, used, and ascribed meaning to the human senses. The unit embraces diverse approaches to the study of the senses including textual study, anthropology, psychology, linguistics, and phenomenology. For the 2011 Annual meeting, we are looking for papers that deal with any or all of the senses. One session will be open and one session will be dedicated to literary investigation of the senses.

Program Unit Chairs

Yael Avrahami

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