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Meeting Program Units

2020 Annual Meeting

Boston, MA

Meeting Begins11/21/2020
Meeting Ends11/24/2020

Call for Papers Opens: 1/7/2020
Call for Papers Closes: 3/11/2020

Requirements for Participation

Ancient Fiction and Early Christian and Jewish Narrative


Program Unit Type: Section
Accepting Papers? Yes

Call For Papers: The Ancient Fiction and Early Christian and Jewish Narrative section is planning three sessions at the 2020 Annual Meeting. The first will be co-sponsored with the AAR Religion, Affect, and Emotion Unit and will feature invited responses to Maia Kotrosits’s forthcoming monograph, The Lives of Objects: Material Culture, Experience, and the Real in the History of Early Christianity. For the second, we invite proposals that expand upon the theme of material culture, especially as it relates to Greco-Roman, Christian, and/or Jewish narrative. For the third session, we invite proposals on any topic related to the interests of the Ancient Fiction and Early Christian and Jewish Narrative section. For this session we are particularly interested in papers that address the topic of sexual violence in Early Christian Literature.

Program Unit Chairs

Christy Cobb
Eric Vanden Eykel

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