SCRIPT panels at the 2017 AAR/SBL in Boston, MA:

Thematic Panel: "Miniature Scriptures"
Saturday, November 18 - 9:00-11:30 AM
Dorina Miller Parmenter, Spalding University, Presiding
  • "Ritualizing the Size of Books," James W. Watts, Syracuse University,
  • "Sutras Working in Buddha’s Belly and Buddhists’ Pockets: Iconic and Performative Miniature Sutras in Korean Buddhism," Yohan Yoo and Woncheol Yun, Seoul National University
  • "Wars and Weddings: The Ideologies of Miniature Bhagavad Gitas with a Focus on Gender," Jon Skarpeid, University of Stavanger
  • "Small Things of Greatest Consequence: Miniature Bibles in America," Dorina Miller Parmenter, Spalding University
  • Responding: Kim Haines-Eitzen, Cornell University
Open Panel
Sunday, November 19 - 9:00-11:30 AM
Richard Newton, Elizabethtown College, Presiding
  • "How Not to Read: The Trace of Evangelical Readers and the Powers of the Religious Book in the United States, c. 1825-1861," Sonia Hazard, Duke University
  • "Sensory uses of scriptures in Israelite-Jewish religion," Marianne Schleicher, University of Aarhus
  • "Texts Unseen: Invisible Writings and Performance in the Ancient Levant," Alice Mandell, University of Madison-Wisconsin
  • "A Script in Hand? Small-Format Ecclesiastical Texts and Priestly Performance in Early Modern France,"  Joy Palacios, Simon Fraser University
  • Business Meeting

Yale's Beinecke Rare Book Library
Beineke Library
at Yale Uni

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