Preregistration 2013 Meetings

Exhibitor's Information 2013 Meetings

SECSOR Program 2013

Jan. 2012

Call for Papers

Proposal Submission Form

Links for Sections, Groups, and Consultations

                              SBL Regional Scholar Award

The Regional Scholars Award is an SBL initiative to recognize and promote promising entry-level scholars in the field of biblical studies. The award includes various forms of recognition, including $1000 to facilitate travel to a subsequent SBL Annual Meeting.

Applicants must be at least ABD and no more than four years past receipt of the Ph.D. (at the time of application) and must present a paper at a 2013 SBL regional meeting. Selection is based on the quality of the paper, as evaluated by both regional and national selection committees.

 To apply, please submit:
(1) a brief statement requesting consideration for the award
(an email message will suffice);
(2) a copy of your paper as you will present it;
(3) a c.v. which clearly indicates when you received your Ph.D. or became ABD.

March 1, 2013 is the deadline for applications this year. Send your application materials electronically to Vicki Phillips, SBL Regional Coordinator at

The Teaching Religion Section now has a website to promote conversation among those interested.

Teaching/Learning Religion of SECSOR


Mission Statement

The Southeastern Commission for the Study of Religion promotes the scholarly study and teaching of religion in the Southeast and the professional development of members of its sponsoring and affiliate societies in the Southeast: The American Academy of Religion (AAR/SE), the Society of Biblical Literature (SBL/SE), and the American Schools of Oriental Research (ASOR/SE). With an Executive Board comprised of representatives from these societies, SECSOR carries out its mission through sponsoring a joint Annual Meeting of the societies and other activities.



Bylaws and Charter

Regional Officers and Program Chairs


Executive Committee

Executive Director
    Ken Hoglund
Department of Religion
Box 7212
Wake Forest University
Winston-Salem, NC 27109