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Meeting Program Units

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

Qur’an Seminar (IQSA)

Program Unit Type: Affiliate
Accepting Papers? Yes

Call For Papers: For the 2014 meeting in San Diego we have selected four passages to be discussed in two different panels. Each panel will include two passages which will be organized as follows:

  • Panel n. 1 : surah 74 and Q 18:60–102.
  • Panel n. 2 : surahs 19 and 88.
Scholars are invited to submit an abstract for one of the two panels or for both of them, including a commentary of 400 words maximum for each selected passage. We especially welcome innovative commentaries that address the Qur’an directly and do not rely on the categories of medieval exegesis.

Program Unit Chairs

Mehdi Azaiez
Tommaso Tesei

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