Tag Archives: Society of Biblical Literature

Speed Date Interviews at the AAR/SBL: A Look at the High Costs of the Academic Job Hunt

By Philip L. Tite INTRODUCTION As the joint annual meeting of the American Academy of Religion (AAR) and the Society of Biblical Literature (SBL) approaches later in November, there has been a flurry of activity in preparation: applications, CVs, cover … Continue reading

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Can the SBL Council Unilaterally Remove the Same Benefits of Full Membership Previously Possessed by Student Members?

A surprise letter from John F. Kutsko, Chief Executive of the Society of Biblical Literature arrived in my email in-box today, 9 December 2010. It announced that the SBL Council, which purports to represent me as a member of the Society of Biblical … Continue reading

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Biblical Studies Carnival נז (November 2010)

Each month, the Biblical Studies Carnival showcases the most thought-provoking biblioblogging (biblical studies blogging) from scholars, students and keen amateurs. This is Biblical Studies Carnival 57, that is, Carnival נז from NZ. Academy, Biblioblogging and Handy Hints Conference Time November saw the … Continue reading

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"Sausage" Blacklisted by the Society of Biblical Literature!

A controversy threatens to expand out of all proportion over an academic’s use of the term “sausage” in the title of his paper scheduled for the 2010 Annual Meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature in November. The paper, by ballsy Australian biblical scholar Roland Boer, is provocatively entitled … Continue reading

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