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2023 Annual Meeting

San Antonio, Texas

Meeting Begins11/18/2023
Meeting Ends11/21/2023

Call for Papers Opens: 1/23/2023
Call for Papers Closes: 3/14/2023

Requirements for Participation

National Association of Professors of Hebrew

Program Unit Type: Affiliate
Accepting Papers? Yes

Call For Papers: NAPH is sponsoring four sessions and one co-sponsored session. I. Annual Meeting of Officers and Members. II. Book event, Zev Garber and Kenneth Hanson, Teaching the Shoah: Mandate and Momentum (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2023). Session aims to provide insight into the overarching question: how can and should the Shoah be taught and what approaches can be utilized in sharing the most important lessons of this most unspeakable example of ethnic cleansing in human history? III. Title, "How to supply Meaningful, Comprehensible L2 Input." Propose either (a) a theory-and-rationale paper explaining the nature of meaningful, comprehensible L2 input, and its pertinence for BH learners, or (b) a paper describing and demonstrating such L2 input (specify learner-level, whether first-semester, second-semester, or third-semester-or-above). We encourage all papers to be of publishable quality. Contact Paul Overland ( IV. Title, "Imagine Universal Assessment of Proficiency in Biblical Hebrew." This is Year One of a two-year working group. Participants will commit to NAPH work sessions in Nov. 2023 and Nov. 2024, with voluntary work assignments during intervening months. In Nov. 2023 participants will outline the aim and content of BH assessment. Proposals should indicate (a) reason for interest, (b) extent of experience teaching BH, and (c) your willingness to participate in two successive work sessions (at NAPH meetings in Nov. of 2023 and 2024) and willingness to complete voluntary assignments between first and second sessions. Contact Paul Overland ( Joint open session with the Linguistics and Biblical Hebrew Seminar of SBL is also planned.

Program Unit Chairs

Paul Overland
Zev Garber

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