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2014 Annual Meeting

San Diego, CA

Meeting Begins11/22/2014
Meeting Ends11/25/2014

Call for Papers Opens: 12/20/2013
Call for Papers Closes: 3/4/2014

Requirements for Participation

Slavery, Resistance, and Freedom

Program Unit Type: Section
Accepting Papers? Yes

Call For Papers: Enslavement, Forced Migration, Labor and Family We welcome proposals on the intersections of enslaved labor and forced migration or enslavement and family, with special attention to adoption and reproduction. We encourage attention to intersectionality and to the question of what is ‘slaving.’ Proposals may address the Bible and Ancient Near East; New Testament, early Christian history, early rabbinic literature, or ancient Mediterranean history more broadly; interpretations of biblical, rabbinic, or other classical texts; or contemporary forced labor in relation to or in comparison with Ancient Near Eastern or Mediterranean forced labor.

Program Unit Chairs

Bernadette Brooten
Emerson B. Powery

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