ANNUAL MEETING NEWS
Annual Meeting Registration and Housing – Early Bird Rates End August 31
Early Bird rates end after August 31, 2011! Register today to get the best rates. You must be registered to secure housing. AAR has secured great room rates at three new hotels; housing is going fast. Register TODAY!
Annual Meeting Program Planner – Update Your Mailing Address
The Annual Meeting Program Planner is mailed in early September to all current members of the AAR. Update your mailing address now to receive a copy. The new Program Planner contains full information for all AAR and Additional Meetings sessions. The Annual Meeting Program Planner is a great way to begin your Annual Meeting planning. Make sure your membership address is listed correctly in the AAR member directory by logging in to your account. Please allow 3–4 weeks for delivery.
Online Annual Meeting Program Book – Begin Your Annual Meeting Planning Today
Can't wait for the mail? Check out the Online Annual Meeting Program Book! In addition to the online version and the Program Planner mailed in September, a print Program Book will be included in the tote bag at the Annual Meetings. Tote bags are available onsite in the registration area of the Moscone Center West in San Francisco.
Employment Center – Registration for Job Candidates and Employers Is Open
The Employment Center, sponsored by the AAR and SBL, is open for candidates through the Annual Meeting registration system. Employers can register through the AAR and SBL job advertisement submission websites. The deadline to preregister for both candidates and employers is October 24, 2011. Register early to receive full benefits.
Women's Mentoring Luncheon
The Status of Women in the Profession Committee, Status of Racial and Ethnic Minorities in the Profession Committee, Status of LGBTIQ Persons in the Profession Task Force, and the Women's Caucus invite women who are graduate students and new scholars to a luncheon on Sunday, November 20, at the Annual Meeting. An annual event, the luncheon invites women to meet with womanist, feminist, and LGBTIQ midcareer and senior scholars such as Judith Plaskow, Traci West, Namsoon Kang, and Katie Cannon. Women will have the opportunity to mentor and be mentored in a context where every question is valued. The lunch costs $10 per person; sorry, no refunds. Registration is limited to 100. Click here to register.