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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

Hellenistic Judaism


Program Unit Type: Section
Accepting Papers? Yes

Call For Papers: For the SBL Annual Meeting in 2011, the Hellenistic Judaism Section invites proposals for papers on

[1] "Jews of Italy," considering material and/or documentary evidence from the Hellenistic period to Late Antiquity, with a focus on new finds and perspectives, and

[2]"From Hellenistic Judaism to Byzantine Jewry," including but not limited to Italy, considering trajectories of continuity and/or points of parallel among Greek-speaking Jews, Jewish literature in Greek, etc., from antiquity into the Byzantine Empire.

In addition, the Hellenistic Judaism Section will be organizing an invited panel on "Recent Books on Hellenistic Judaism," and co-sponsoring a session with the Philo of Alexandria and Hellenistic Moral Philosophy and Early Christianity groups on Maren Niehoff's Jewish Exegesis and Homeric Scholarship in Alexandria (Cambridge UP 2011).

In light of recent policy changes, we encourage students interested in submitting a proposal to contact the Program Unit Chairs in advance of the deadline.

Program Unit Chairs

Annette Yoshiko Reed
Zuleika Rodgers

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