2017 Annual Meeting, Nov 18-21

Plan to join your colleagues in beautiful Boston for the 2017 AAR & SBL Annual Meetings. Early Bird rates end June 29. Register today!

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AAR Workshop: Confronting Islamophobia

Register by July 30 for a workshop to equip scholars of religion to challenge anti-Muslim bigotry.



Registration & Housing

Registration and housing are open!

Public Scholars Project Webinars

Register for the free Religious Studies in K-12 Public Education webinar on Thursday, July 13, 2017, from 12:00–12:45 p.m. EDT.

2017–2018 AAR Research Grants

Apply for a 2017–2018 individual or collaborative research grant of up to $5,000. The online submission system is open. Deadline: August 1, 2017.

Religious Studies Affirmed for K-12 Social Studies

AAR and the Newseum Institute’s Religious Freedom Center have collaborated on a recently published supplement to National Council for the Social Studies guidelines (pp. 92–97).

AAR Honors Journalists for Best In-Depth Newswriting on Religion

Congratulations to Ariel Sabar, first place; Rachel Zoll, second place; and Ruth Graham, third place for winning the AAR's 2017 best reporting on religion award!

Call for Spotlight on Theological Education Editor

Seeking nominations for a Spotlight on Theological Education editor. Spotlight is a major initiative of the AAR's Theological Education Committee. Deadline: August 1, 2017.

Proposed Changes to AAR Bylaws: New Contingent Faculty Board Position

Important notice to all members: Please read this memo about proposed changes to the AAR Bylaws.

Call for Spotlight on Teaching Editor

Nominations sought for a Spotlight on Teaching editor. Spotlight is a teaching and learning publication from the AAR's Committee on Teaching and Learning. Deadline: August 1, 2017.

Journal of the American Academy of Religion

June issue: Read the latest scholarship from Mason Allred, Anya Foxen, Aisha Geissinger, Jonathan Herman, Erez Joskovich, Kristian Klippenstein, Mark Porter, Edward Slingerland, Brenton Sullivan, and Darryl Wilkinson.

Meaning in Our Bodies: Sensory Experience as Constructive Theological Imagination

Just published! New AAR/OUP Academy Series title from Heike Peckruhn. AAR members receive a 30% discount.

Collaborative International Research Grants

The 2017–2018 AAR CIRG online submission system is open! Awards range from $500 to $5,000. Deadline to apply is October 1, 2017.

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