(a) they must make use of evidence for ancient cultures and literatures preserved in papyri, ostraca, or wooden tablets (in Greek, Latin, Coptic, Demotic, Arabic, or other appropriate languages);
(b) they must investigate aspects of the history, cultures, textual productions, or material culture of Egypt from the Hellenistic to the early Arab period.
Submissions from scholars at both junior and senior levels are welcome. Prospective speakers must be members in good standing of the APA.
Please send abstracts to Raffaella Cribiore, rc141 AT columbia.edu, by February 8, 2008. Abstracts should not exceed 600 words (one single-spaced page) and should not include the author’s name to ensure anonymous referral.
If sent by regular mail, abstracts should be postmarked by February 1, 2008 and addressed to: Raffaella Cribiore, 17 Sutton Place, New York, N.Y. 10022.