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Meeting Program Units

2016 Annual Meeting

San Antonio, TX

Meeting Begins: 11/19/2016
Meeting Ends: 11/22/2016

Note that the deadline for paper proposals is 11:59 PM (23:59) Eastern Standard Time (UTC -5) on the day PREVIOUS to the deadline below.


Call For Papers Opens: 12/16/2015
Call For Papers Closes: 3/2/2016
Requirements for Participation

Ancient Fiction and Early Christian and Jewish Narrative


Program Unit Type: Section
Accepting Papers? Yes

Call For Papers: The Ancient Fiction and Early Christian and Jewish Narrative section is planning two open sessions. We invite proposals on any topic relevant to the group’s focus. For one of the two sessions, we are particularly interested in papers located at the intersection of critical theory and ancient narrative. We are interested in both how critical theory informs and facilitates the interpretation of ancient narratives, and how ancient narratives critique, complicate, and/or contribute to critical theory. Proposals that foremost engage in close reading of ancient text in conjunction with critical theory will be given first consideration.

Program Unit Chairs

Janet Elizabeth Spittler
Scott S. Elliott

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