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2018 International Meeting

Helsinki, Finland

Meeting Begins7/30/2018
Meeting Ends8/3/2018

Call for Papers Opens: 10/18/2017
Call for Papers Closes: 2/14/2018

Requirements for Participation

Ancient Near East

Program Unit Type: Section
Accepting Papers? Yes

Call For Papers: In 2018, we will have two invited panels on the multimodality of inscriptions organized by Alice Mandell and Lisa Cleath. This session investigates new readings of inscriptions from the Near East and Mediterranean through Late Antiquity that explore writing as a multimodal technology. We curate studies that examine how written artifacts not only functioned as communication and record, but also reflected, developed, and actively shaped social contexts through their material instantiations. We also invite submissions for one or more open panels on any relevant topic.

Program Unit Chairs

Stephen C. Russell

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