July 18, 2018 Newsletter
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The Mellon/ACLS Scholars and Society Program

The American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) has announced a new initiative to advance publicly engaged scholarship in the humanities. The program will begin accepting applications in late July. Further information about the program, including eligibility criteria and FAQ, is available online here. The application deadline is October 24, 2018.

Study the Humanities

The National Humanities Alliance has released a beta version of Study the Humanities, their new website featuring qualitative and quantitative data on the value of studying the humanities as an undergraduate.
After previewing the website and soliciting feedback at their Annual Meeting they are now looking for feedback from all of their members before releasing it more broadly.

2018 SBL Membership Report

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International Meeting News

Register for the International Meeting. ( For best results, please register using Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox.)
More information on the International Meeting including the location, housing and tour options.
We hope to see you at the University of Helsinki, July 30-3 August, 2018!

Applications for new International Meeting program units are due September 1.

JSTOR Member Benefit

As part of your Society of Biblical Literature membership, save 50% on the annual JPASS plan, your personal access to the JSTOR archive. With more than 1,900 scholarly journals, JSTOR is one of the world’s leading academic databases. Millions of users worldwide rely on JSTOR for research, fact checking, and book reviews. This discounted subscription includes unlimited reading access and 120 article downloads. JSTOR adds new titles every month so you’ll have a growing collection of the world’s leading peer-reviewed journals only a click away. You must link to JSTOR from the SBL site to get the discount: login and click the membership benefits button in the welcome box.

ICI News

June 2018 ICI Newsletter

Books Added to the ICI Repository in June:
From SBL Press:
Crawford, Barry S., Merrill P. Miller, eds. Redescribing the Gospel of Mark
Auld, A. Graeme. Life in Kings: Reshaping the Royal Story in the Hebrew Bible
Tilford, Nicole L., Sensing World, Sensing Wisdom : The Cognitive Foundation of Biblical Metaphors
Schuller, Eileen M., Marie-Theres Wacker,eds. Early Jewish Writings
Batten, Alicia J. Friendship and Benefaction in James

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