9 Oct 2007
Jean-Luc Deuffic

Second Annual Sacred Leaves Graduate Symposium

Religions of the Book: Manuscript Traditions in Judaism, Christianity and Islam, 1000-1500
The Special Collections Department of the Tampa Library, University of South Florida seeks papers from graduate students and recent M.A. or Ph.D. recipients for its Second Annual Sacred Leaves Graduate Symposium. This year’s theme is \”Religions of the Book: Manuscript Traditions in Judaism, Christianity and Islam, 1000-1500.\” We encourage interdisciplinary topics with comparative emphases on monotheistic religions in the medieval world.
Subjects for proposals may include, but are not limited to: * sacred myth and narrative
* interreligious dialogue
* scriptural exegesis
* modes of representation
* traditions of illumination
* methods of manuscript production
Please email an abstract of no more than 250 words to Dr. Jane Marie Pinzino, Symposium Coordinator, at jpinzino@lib.usf.edu.
Notification of acceptances will be emailed by January 4, 2008. Please include the title of your paper, name, affiliation and email address. Each paper selected will be allotted 20 minutes for presentation.
The Annual Sacred Leaves Graduate Student Symposium is organized by the Special Collections Department and the Humanities Institute, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL.
Keli Erin Rylance, Ph.D.
Assistant Librarian,
Special Collections Department
University of South Florida Libraries
4202 E. Fowler Avenue, LIB 122
Tampa, FL 33620-5400

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