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Call for Abstracts: “Culture and Society in Greek, Roman, and Byzantine Egypt”

The American Society of Papyrologists invites proposals for papers for its panel “Culture and Society in Greek, Roman, and Byzantine Egypt” at the 2019 meeting of the Society for Classical Studies in San Diego, California (3-6 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. Prospective speakers must be members in good standing of the SCS; please see
for membership information.
Please send abstracts to Todd Hickey,, by 2 February 2018. Abstracts should not exceed 600 words and should not include the author’s name to ensure anonymous review. Prospective speakers may not submit more than one abstract for consideration.
If sent by regular mail, abstracts should be postmarked by 2 February 2018 and addressed to Todd Hickey, The Center for the Tebtunis Papyri, The Bancroft Library MC-6000, Berkeley, California 94720.

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