2021 Annual Meeting

November 20-23, 2021

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In AAR's Religious Studies News

What do the recent inflammatory and legislative attacks on critical race theory (CRT) say about what the public actually knows about CRT? Mark Lewis Taylor, who's taught CRT for more than fifteen years at Princeton Theological Seminary, explores the topic in Religious Studies News.

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Have a Cup of Coffee Mentoring Program is Back!

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Offer Feedback on AAR's Professional Conduct Procedures

Deadline: October 29, 2021

We invite all members to offer feedback on AAR's Professional Conduct procedures. 

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Announcing the Winners of the 2021 Book Awards

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This annual competition recognizes new scholarly publications that make significant contributions to the study of religion.

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Antonio Sison

Member Note: Books and Major Publications


David Lindenfeld

Member Note: Books and Major Publications


Gloria Maité Hernández

Member Note: Books and Major Publications

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