October 22, 2018 Newsletter
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National Humanities Conference

Celebrate National Arts and Humanities Month with us by sharing what you love about the #humanities for a chance to win a #StudytheHumanities sticker!
Rules for the Twitter contest can be found here and the Instagram contest can be found here.

Register today for the National Humanities Conference in New Orleans, November 8th - November 11th, 2018. The conference brings together humanities practitioners and scholars from higher ed institutions and public organizations to explore how to deepen the public’s engagement with the humanities. This year’s conference in New Orleans, during the city’s 300th anniversary, will draw attention to the many ways local communities are integrating the humanities into public life.

Learn more about the program, featured speakers, and accommodations here.  

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New Member Benefit

As a benefit to SBL members, Logos Bible Software offers a 15% discount on base packages.

SBL Obits

Professor Rolf P. Knierim and Mrs. Hildegard E. Knierim

SBL Calendar

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International Meeting Call for Papers

The call for papers for the 2019 International Meeting will open on October 31. The International Meeting will be hosted by the Pontifical Gregorian University and the Pontifical Biblical Institute in Rome, Italy, 1–5 July 2019.
More information.

Annual Meetings Information

Have you registered for the Annual Meetings 2018 yet?  If so, make sure to bookmark the Annual Meetings Information page for the latest information on hotels, meeting locations, answers to frequently asked questions, and updated announcements.

If you haven’t registered there is still time!  Please click here

NEH at the Annual meeting

An NEH program officer will be available at this year's annual meetings to talk one-on-one about their twenty six grant programs and possible applications. Visit the NEH booth (#728) in the exhibit hall in Denver or write Daniel Sack at dsack@neh.gov for an appointment. More information on the NEH and grant programs is at neh.gov.

Thank-you Annual Meeting Sponsors!

  • Diamond Level - Westminster John Knox Press
  • Platinum Level - Baker Academic & Brazos Press
  • Gold Level - Baylor University Press
  • Bronze Level - Wipf and Stock Publishers
  • Sponsor - Zondervan Academic
  • Sponsor - Accordance Bible Software

Awards Open for Submission

As of October 1, the following awards are open for submission.

Please visit the award pages for submission requirements and additional information.



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