Plan to join your colleagues in beautiful Boston for the 2017 AAR & SBL Annual Meetings.
The National Humanities Alliance works to support the humanities on college campuses and in communities around the country. Deadline: March 15, 2017.
Annually the AAR honors the best in-depth reporting on religion. The contest is open to all print and Web-based journalists at media outlets of any size. The deadline for submission is February 28, 2017.
The AAR’s Teaching and Learning Committee is pleased to announce Lynn Neal is the recipient of the 2017 Excellence in Teaching Award.
Congratulations to Vincent Lloyd, associate professor of theology and religious studies at Villanova University, for his appointment as a new AAR book series editor.
Congratulations to Margaret Kamitsuka, associate professor of religion at Oberlin College, for her appointment as the new editor of the AAR Academy Series.
Julie Chamberlain, George Washington University, and Ayodeji Ogunnaike, Harvard University, are the winners of this year's International Dissertation Research Grants.
The AAR and SBL have issued the latest iteration of the jobs report tracking Employment Services data from July 2015 through June 2016.
The American Council of Learned Societies requests proposals for grants to be funded by the Luce/ACLS Program in Religion, Journalism & International Affairs. Deadline: March 23, 2017.
Books and Major Publications:
Stafford Betty, California State University, Bakersfield
When Did You Ever Become Less by Dying? Afterlife: The Evidence
Pierre Hurteau, Independent Scholar
Male Homosexualities and World Religions
Adam Powell, Durham University
Hans Mol and the Sociology of Religion
David Mellott, Lancaster Theological Seminary
Finding Your Way in Seminary: What to Expect, How to Thrive
Shadaab Rahemtulla, University of Wales: Trinity Saint David
Qur'an of the Oppressed: Liberation Theology and Gender Justice in Islam
Charles Reynolds (1938–2017), University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Professor Emeritus and longtime member of the AAR, he passed away on January 25, 2017, at the age of 78.