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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

Art and Religions of Antiquity


Program Unit Type: Section
Accepting Papers? Yes

Call For Papers: For the 2019 Annual Meeting in San Diego, the Art and Religions of Antiquity Program Unit is offering two open sessions on the following themes: (1) The Art of Religion in Home and Street. We invite papers that discuss ways art and architecture served to enhance, prompt, guide, or inform religious practices and commitments in domestic spaces and/or public streets. (2) Faces of Holy Persons. We seek papers examining the portraiture of holy persons in the religions of the ancient Mediterranean, with attention to the cultural contexts and influences upon the production, form, style, media, uses, and/or reception of such portraits.

Program Unit Chairs

Vasiliki M. Limberis
Mark D. Ellison

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