The Call for Papers is open for IQSA’s Annual Meeting to be held in Boston, Massachusetts from November 18-21, 2017. Please find details and updates about the submission process and requirements below.
Q: How do I submit a paper proposal for IQSA’s 2017 Annual Meeting?
A: Proposals should be submitted through the Society of Biblical Literature’s online submission system via the affiliate form corresponding to one of the six IQSA program units listed below:
- Unit 1: Linguistic, Literary, and Thematic Perspectives on the Qur’anic Corpus (Submit Proposals HERE)
- Unit 2: The Qur’an – Surah Studies (Submit Proposals HERE)
- Unit 3: Qur’anic Studies: Methodology and Hermeneutics (Submit Proposals HERE)
- Unit 4: The Qur’an and the Biblical Tradition (Submit Proposals HERE)
- Unit 5: The Qur’an and Late Antiquity (Submit Proposals HERE)
- Unit 6: The Qur’an: Manuscripts and Textual Criticism (Submit Proposals HERE)
Q: Where can I find more detailed information about each program unit?
A: More detailed information about the program units and chairs is available on IQSA’s website HERE.
Q: Who should I contact if I experience difficulties with the submission process or need further information about program units?
A: Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for submission difficulties, or contact the program unit chairs detailed on the CFP page for more information about specific program units.
Q: Do I have to be a member of the Society of Biblical Literature (SBL) to submit proposals?
A: SBL membership is NOT required for IQSA paper proposal submissions. IQSA membership IS required both to submit proposals and attend the Annual Meetings. Become a member or renew your membership HERE.
Q: What information is required to complete the paper proposal submission form?
A: Each submission form will require the presenter/co-presenter’s name(s), affiliated institution, and email address. Proposals require a title and abstract written in English with length of around 400 words. There is also an option to list scheduling conflicts and Audio/Visual needs for the presentation.
Q: When are submissions due?
A: The deadline for paper proposals is 11:59 PM (23:59) Eastern Standard Time (UTC -5) on March 7, 2017.
IQSA looks forward to receiving your submissions!
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