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Meeting Program Units

2019 Annual Meeting

San Diego, CA

Meeting Begins11/23/2019
Meeting Ends11/26/2019

Call for Papers Opens: 12/19/2018
Call for Papers Closes: 3/6/2019

Requirements for Participation

Masoretic Studies

Program Unit Type: Section
Accepting Papers? Yes

Call For Papers: Masoretic Studies will hold at least two sessions at the 2019 Annual Meeting. The first session is a closed one on “General Introduction to the use of the Masorah in Five Different Editions”. The second session will be an open one, and in this session we extend and invitation for all papers pertaining to Masoretic Studies or related fields (e.g. grammar, linguistic Studies, Rabbinic Studies). Papers that utilize the Masorah for biblical exegesis in its widest sense including clarification, translation, and interpretation of the Hebrew text are especially welcome. Anyone interested in presenting in any of the these sessions should contact Elvira Martín-Contreras at

Program Unit Chairs

Elvira Martin-Contreras

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