For SCRIPT panels meeting in tandem with the annual meetings of the American Academy of Religion and the Society of Biblical Literature in Denver, Colorado, on November 17-20, 2018:

PANEL 1: Performing and Printing Scriptures
Saturday, November 17: 9:00 AM-11:30 AM
Sheraton Downtown: Denver (I.M. Pei Tower 3rd Level)
  • Presiding: Dorina Miller Parmenter, Spalding University
  • “Performing Scriptures: Ritualizing Written Texts in Seolwi-seolgyeong, the Korean Shamanistic Recitation of Scriptures” Yohan Yoo, Seoul National University
  • “The Normative and Ceremonial Performances of the Diocesan Ritual in Early Modern France” Joy Palacios, University of Calgary
  • “Theorizing Scripture: Orality and Textuality in 19th-century Northwestern India,” Bhakti Mamtora, University of Florida
  • “Perforations and Trepidations: The Qur’an in Braille” Natalia Suit, East Tennessee State University
  • “Queering the Sacred: The Case of the Rainbow Qur’an” Duygu Yeni Cenebasi, Syracuse University

PANEL 2: Reading Ancient Texts in Light of Iconic and Performative Ritualization
Saturday, November 17: 1:00 PM-3:30 PM
Sheraton Downtown: Colorado (I.M. Pei Tower 3rd Level)
  • Presiding: Bradford A. Anderson, Dublin City University
  • “Textual Iconicity in Deuteronomy” Mark Lester, Yale University
  • “Ezekiel: Signing Presence” Katherine E. Brown, The Catholic University of America
  • “Ancient Books as Living Legal Entities: The Gospel of Truth (NHC I,3) and Roman Law Tablets” Eduard Iricinschi, Ruhr University Bochum
  • SCRIPT Business Meeting: Presiding, S. Brent Plate, SCRIPT President

Calls for Papers

will be issued for SCRIPT panels in 2019 meeting in tandem with the EIR and the AAR/SBL. 

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