SAMR in San Diego: 2019 SBL

SBL Annual Meeting, November 23-26, 2019

We are looking forward to see you all in San Diego this week!  SAMR is hosting a panel on Ancient Magic that will take place Saturday afternoon at 1:00, in Convention Center 30 D, Upper Level East.  Our second panel on Dedications and Votives is scheduled for Sunday afternoon at 4:00, in Convention Center 31B, Upper Level East.   We will be holding a SAMR business meeting at the end of this Sunday afternoon session.

S 23-241  Saturday, November 23, 1:00-3:30 PM

“Should I Stay or Should I Go”: Responses to Frankfurter’s Guide to the Study of Ancient Magic.  Location: Convention Center 30 D, Upper Level East.

We have five great papers programmed, authored by Radcliffe Edmunds, Gina Konstanopoulos, Lennart Lehmhaus, Andrew Durdin, and Jennifer Larson.  David Frankfurter will be giving a response to all the papers.


S 24-342  Sunday, November 24, 1:00-3:30 PM

Dedications and Votives, Method and Context.   Location: Convention Center 31B, Upper Level East.

Papers by Christine Thomas, Avram Shannon,  Jordan Conley, and Katherine Rask.   A SAMR business meeting will follow the discussion of the papers.


SAMR continues its tradition of programming in conjunction with the SBL Greco-Roman Religions Section, and we are pleased to include information on these meetings, too:

S 23-320  Saturday, November 23, 4:00-6:30 PM

Interpreting Greek and Roman “Religions” in Context in the Mediterranean World.  Location: Convention Center 30 B, Upper Level East.

S 24-216  Sunday, November 24, 1:00-3:30 PM

Further on the Twilights of Greek and Roman Religions.  Location: Hilton Bayfront – Aqua 313, Third Level.

S 26-115  Tuesday, November 26, 9:00-11:30 AM

Intersections: Modelling Christian Cult Groups among Greco-Roman Cults.   Location: Convention Center 30 D, Upper Level East.


Safe travels to San Diego, and see you Saturday!