SBL Student Advisory Board Applications Due Today

For a description of the program and the application form, click here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1BdmiAJDyQjYlANOv-LCt2sQxhMr1pkDiwfQdBLyWj6w/viewform

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Recent SBL Council Decision

In response to two recent petitions about academic freedom, LBGTQ inclusiveness, and Regional meeting sites, SBL Council last week sent the letter quoted here:

https://betterbs.wordpress.com/2016/05/09/council-letter-to-petitioners/

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2016 Regional Scholar Award

The 2016 Regional Scholar award has been given to T. Christopher Hoklotubbe (Andover Newton Theological School) for his paper, Between Jewish Myths and Lying Cretans: A Postcolonial Reading of Radicalized Polemics in Titus.  Chris now advances to the Regional Scholar competition at the national level.  

For more information on the Regional Scholar program, go to https://www.sbl-site.org/meetings/regionalMeetings.aspx and scroll to the bottom of the page.

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2016-2017 NE / EC Regional President

We are pleased to announce that Dale Martin, Woolsey Professor of Religious Studies at Yale University, has been elected the Regional President for 2016-2017.

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Online Preregistration for the 2016 Regional Meeting Closing

Today is the last day to preregister online.  You can register at the following link: Online Registration

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Highlights of the Upcoming 2016 Regional Meeting

PRESIDENTIAL ADDRESS: Ritual Violence in the Hebrew Bible: Its Contours, Its Social Dimensions

Saul M. Olyan, Samuel Ungerleider Jr. Professor of Judaic Studies and Professor of Religious Studies, Brown University

With an introduction by Susan Ackerman, Preston H. Kelsey Professorship in Religion, Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies, and Professor of Jewish Studies, Dartmouth College

GRADUATE STUDENT SESSION: Alternatives to “Traditional” Academia

Featuring:
Bronson Slade Brown-de Vost (PhD, Brandeis), on working as an adjunct                   Christine Hutchinson-Jones (PhD, Boston University), on working in academic administration                                                                                                                             Christopher R. Stroup (PhD, Boston University), on working in publishing

SPECIAL SESSION: “How Has Theory Contributed to My Work?”

A Panel Discussion Featuring:
Stephen Davis, Yale University
Jennifer W. Knust, Boston University
Susan Niditch, Amherst College
Brian Rainey, Princeton Theological Seminary

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2016 Regional Meeting Pregistration: Open Until March 31

We are pleased to announce that registration is now open for the 2016 New England and Eastern Canada Regional Meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature on Sunday, April  10.

Online registration closes on Thursday, March 31.

 

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