The Southeastern Commission for the Study of Religion (SECSOR) 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:
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.
Plans for Future Meetings
SBL Regional Scholars Award
The Regional Scholar’s 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 $1,000 to facilitate travel to and participation in the 2013 SBL Annual Meeting. Applicants must be at least ABD, no more than four years past receipt of the PhD (at the time of application), and must present a paper at a 2012 SBL Regional meeting. Selection is based on the quality of the paper, oral presentation, and scholarly promise as evaluated by both regional and national selection committees.
If you are eligible and interested, then the first step is to submit a paper proposal for presentation at the SECSOR meetings in Atlanta. If your paper is accepted, then you may apply for the Regional Scholars Award by submitting the following materials:
Sections at the Regional Annual Meeting