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COV&R-Bulletin No. 11 (Oct. 1996)

Future Meetings

Meeting in New Orleans

There will be two sessions just prior to AAR/SBL in New Orleans, one in the afternoon of Friday, November 22, the other in the morning of Saturday, November 23. Both will take place in the Sheraton Oakley Room. They will be listed in the AAR/SBL program book under "Additional Meetings". The program book will have only the title of each session. But here is the full program information except for the names of the moderators.

Friday, November 22, 3:45-6:15 p.m.

The Book of Revelation

"'Whoever is not with Me is against Me': Witchcraft Accusations and the Revelation of John"

Paul Duff, George Washington University

Respondents: Diana Culbertson, Kent State University

James G. Williams, Syracuse University

Saturday, November 23, 9-11:30 a.m.

Biblical and Literary Texts

9-10:15 Women in the Bible

"Inflamers and the Lizzie Bordens of Ancient Israel: Women Who Slay or Cause Wrongful Deaths"

Cheryl Kirk-Duggan, Meredith College

Respondent: Julia Shinnick, Texas University

10:45-11:30 Ibsen, Mimesis, and Sacrifice

"Ibsen's Brand in Light of René Girard's Theory of Mimesis"

William Mishler, University of Minnesota

Religion - Literatur - Kunst: im Dialog - oder doch nicht?

Symposium in Innsbruck from March 3-7, 1997 organized by the Institut für Dogmatische und Ökumenische Theologie der Universität Innsbruck. If you want to participate please send an abstract to Peter Tschuggnall,

Institut für Dogmatische und Ökumenische Theologie, Universitätsstraße 4, A-6020 Innsbruck, Austria; Tel.: 0043

512 507-8567; Fax.: 0043 512 507-2959

1997, June 24-27: COV&R Meeting in Graz: Film and Modernity: Violence, Sacrifice and Religion

As already indicated in the last issue of the Bulletin our next meeting will be held in Graz, Austria, in the context of the Second European Ecumenical Assembly. The projected program was sketched at the meeting in Stanford, June 1996, was unanimously approved there, and will be given in detail in the next Bulletin. The team in Graz is very grateful for all helpful contributions so far and is looking forward to a broad international participation. (Cost will be moderate: 200.00 US$.)

Please send your confirmation for participation to Prof. G. Larcher, Institut für Fundamentaltheologie der Universität Graz, A-8010 Graz, Bürgergasse 3; Tel.: 0043 316/825300; Fax.: 0043 316/825300-4

(Note: our Institute has to move within Graz in January 1997 to A-8010 Graz, Attemsgasse 8/II)