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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

Global Education and Research Technology

Program Unit Type: Section
Accepting Papers? Yes

Call For Papers: The Global Education & Research Technology (GERT) section is sponsoring 4 sessions at the SBL Annual Meeting in San Diego (November 22-25, 2014). The first theme session, "Reaching the 21st-Century Frontier: Cutting-Edge Bible Translation," is co-sponsored with the Bible Translation section with pre-arranged invited papers. The second theme session, "Digital Scholarship and Exegesis," is co-sponsored with the Digital Humanities in Biblical, Early Jewish, and Christian Studies consultation with pre-arranged invited papers. The third theme session, "Bible Software for the Global Classroom and Pastorate," welcomes paper proposals pertinent to this topic (to be filled with both pre-arranged invited papers and through this open call for papers). The fourth theme session, "Teaching the Bible in an Open World: Open Resources for Teaching and Learning," is co-sponsored with the Academic Teaching and Biblical Studies section and welcomes paper proposals pertinent to this topic through this open call for papers. For more information on how paper proposals for GERT sessions are evaluated, please see To stay informed about GERT's plans for SBL 2014 in San Diego and any other developments, please register at and subscribe to or contact the co-chairs to be added to our group email list.

Program Unit Chairs

Nicolai Winther-Nielsen
Randall K.J. Tan

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