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2021 Annual Meeting

San Antonio, TX

Meeting Begins11/20/2021
Meeting Ends11/23/2021

Call for Papers Opens: 1/20/2021
Call for Papers Closes: 3/24/2021

Requirements for Participation

LGBTI/Queer Hermeneutics

Program Unit Type: Section
Accepting Papers? Yes

Call For Papers: For the 2021 meeting, LGBTI/Queer Hermeneutics invites abstract submissions for one open session, and we encourage all scholars who are working in any aspect of LGBTI/Queer hermeneutics to present their research in our section. In addition to this open session, LGBTI/Queer Hermeneutics has planned three already-selected sessions, which had to postponed from the 2020 Meeting. We are looking forward to our panel on Queer Pedagogy ("There's a Queer Way to Teach That!"), during which panelists will model and engage the audience in conversation/demonstration about teaching queer texts and contexts. We are also excited for two special sessions on the impact of Hortense Spillers’ work for the fields of biblical, theological, and religious studies, which we are co-sponsoring with the SBL program units Paul and Politics and Pedagogy, Racism, and Biblical Studies; and the AAR program units Queer Studies in Religion; and Theology and Religious Reflection.

Program Unit Chairs

Jimmy Hoke
Laurel W Koepf

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