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2018 Annual Meeting

Denver, CO

Meeting Begins11/17/2018
Meeting Ends11/21/2018

Call for Papers Opens: 12/18/2017
Call for Papers Closes: 3/6/2018

Requirements for Participation

Gender, Sexuality, and the Bible

Program Unit Type: Section
Accepting Papers? Yes

Call For Papers: Our FIRST SESSION is an open session, welcoming proposals on any element of research related to gender, sexuality, and the body in the study of the bible and/or antiquity.Our SECOND SESSION is an invited panel on trans biblical interpretation, cosponsored with LGBTI/Queer Hermeneutics. Our THIRD SESSION is an invited panel on "Philology of Gender" cosponsored with Philology in Hebrew Studies. Our FOURTH SESSION is a review panel on "The Bible and Feminism," ed. Yvonne Sherwood (Oxford 2017). Please email Gwynn Kessler at or Rhiannon Graybill at with questions.

Program Unit Chairs

Gwynn Kessler
Rhiannon Graybill

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