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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

Assyriology and the Bible

Program Unit Type: Section
Accepting Papers? Yes

Call For Papers: In Denver, the Assyriology and the Bible Section will host a special invited session entitled "Revisiting the Amorites," as well as two open sessions in which we consider proposals on any subject related to the study of Assyriology and the Bible. Additionally, we invite papers for a special session "Inclusion and Exclusion among Cultic Personnel” organized jointly with the SBL Cultic Personnel in the Biblical World section (to whom proposals should be submitted). Submissions to this joint session should focus on the ancient Near East and should, ideally, be comparative in nature. The session will be dedicated to rules and boundaries governing cultic officiants broadly construed (e.g., gender considerations, exclusive/excluding behaviors, etc.).

Program Unit Chairs

Jeffrey L. Cooley
Rannfrid I. Lasine Thelle

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