Call for Papers: 2020 CBA Regional Meeting

Conferences ,

Paper proposals for the 2020 Baltimore-Washington Regional Meeting are now being accepted. To make a proposal for a 30 minute paper please send an email to including a title and a brief description by January 31. A committee of regional CBA members will review the submissions and communicate the results by February 5.

The deadline for submissions is JANUARY 31, 2020.
Final details of the program, along with an RSVP, will be sent out on FEBRUARY 11.

Meeting Schedule

12:30 - 12:35 pm


12:35 - 1:15 pm

Feeding the Dead in the Old Testament and Ancient Israel (working title)

Matthew Suriano, Associate Professor of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, Meyerhoff Center for Jewish Studies, University of Maryland

1:15 - 1:20 pm


1:20 - 2:00 pm

Panel Discussion: Myth, History, and Metaphor in the Hebrew Bible

Panelists: Author, Paul K.-K. Cho, Wesley Theological Seminary, Lesley R. DiFransico, Loyola University Maryland, and
Robert D. Miller, II, OFS, The Catholic University of America

2:00 - 2:10 pm

Coffee Break

2:10 - 2:15 pm

Business Meeting

2:15 - 2:55 pm

1st Paper
30 minutes presentation, followed by 5 minutes of Q & A.

2:55 - 3:30 pm

2nd Paper
30 minutes presentation, followed by 5 minutes of Q & A.



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