The American Society of Papyrologists invites proposals for papers for its panel “Culture and Society in Greek, Roman, and Byzantine Egypt” at the 2024 meeting of the Society for Classical Studies in Chicago (4–7 January). Although the scope of papyrological studies is wide, submissions for this panel must meet at least one of the following criteria:
(a) they must deploy evidence for ancient literary cultures that is preserved on papyri, ostraka, or wooden tablets (in Greek, Latin, Coptic, demotic Egyptian, Arabic, or other pertinent languages);
(b) they must investigate aspects of the histories or cultures of Egypt from the Hellenistic to the early Islamic period.
Submissions from graduate students and faculty at all levels are welcome.
Respondents for this session will be appointed by the organizer once the abstracts have been selected.
Prospective speakers must be members in good standing of the SCS. Please see https://classicalstudies.org/membership for membership information.
Please send abstracts that follow the SCS Guidelines for Authors of Abstracts to Christelle Fischer-Bovet (USC) at [email protected] by February 15, 2023. Abstracts should not include any self-identifying information. Abstract submissions will be subjected to double-blind review, and decisions will be communicated to prospective speakers by March 31, 2023, leaving sufficient time for those whose abstracts are not chosen to participate in the SCS’s individual abstract submission process.