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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

Linguistic, Literary, and Thematic Perspectives on the Qur’anic Corpus (IQSA)

Program Unit Type: Affiliate
Accepting Papers? Yes

Call For Papers: This unit will host two panels at the 2014 IQSA meeting. The first panel will be dedicated to the emerging field of Semitic Rhetoric/Ring Composition theory. We invite proposals for papers that study the Qur’an as an oral text, highlight the ring structure of Qur’anic passages or surahs, and consider if/how this structure imparts meaning or creates any type of impact. Proposals that evaluate the usefulness and applicability of this theory to the Qur’an are also welcome. The second panel seeks proposal on all other aspects of the linguistic, literary, argumentative, and thematic approaches of the Qur’an mentioned above. Proposals should include a title and an abstract of approximately 400 words.

Program Unit Chairs

Anne-Sylvie Boisliveau
Sarra Tlili

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