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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

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


Program Unit Type: Affiliate
Accepting Papers? Yes

Call For Papers: Call for Papers: This unit will host two panels in the 2016 IQSA Annual meeting: 1. LITERARY ANALYSES OF SURAT AL-KAHF (Q18). This panel seeks to explore different thematic and stylistic aspects of surat al-Kahf, whether in part or as a whole. Possible papers could examine the sura’s themes, structure, vocabulary, argumentative tools, interplay between sound and meaning, or intertextuality with other Qur'anic or non-Qur'anic texts. 2. RHETORIC OF PERSUASION IN THE QUR'ANIC DISCOURSE.

Program Unit Chairs

Anne-Sylvie Boisliveau
Sarra Tlili

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