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Meeting Program Units

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

Institute for Biblical Research

Program Unit Type: Affiliate
Accepting Papers? No

Call For Papers: The Institute of Biblical Research holds an Annual Lecture each year on the Friday night prior to SBL. This lecture is invited. On Saturday morning there will be another session of IBR Unscripted. Suggestions for this session can be directed to Holy Beers ( There are opportunities for involvement in IBR in research groups which take place on Friday afternoon. For the Call for Papers as well as purpose and plans for these research groups please go to (and click on Research Groups). Questions related to research groups can be directed to Lissa Wray Beal ( For further information about IBR and the IBR program please go to or contact Mark Boda at

Program Unit Chairs

S. Aaron Son
Lissa M. Wray Beal
Mark J. Boda

Propose a Paper for this Program Unit

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For all other persons wanting to propose a paper, you must communicate directly with the chair of the program unit to which you want to propose. Chairs have the responsibility to make waiver requests, and their email addresses are available above. SBL provides membership and meeting registration waivers only for scholars who are outside the disciplines covered by the SBL program, specifically most aspects of archaeological, biblical, religious, and theological studies.

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