Join friends and colleagues in beautiful Atlanta, November 21–24, for the 2015 AAR & SBL Annual Meetings.
Support your region and plan to attend your 2015 regional meeting. The following meeting registration systems are open:
Rocky Mountain-Great Plains
The 2015 NHA Annual Meeting and Humanities Advocacy Day will be held March 16–17 in Washington, D.C.
The Board of Directors of the AAR learned this weekend that a number of our members have been active in seeking clemency for Kelly Gissendaner, who is scheduled to be executed by the State of Georgia on Monday, March 2, 2015. Read the Board's response here.
The March issue includes book reviews, a review essay roundtable, and articles from Khaled Furani, Atalia Omer, Ruth Kara-Ivanov Kaniel, Deborah Whitehead, Gandhar Chakravarty, Barton Scott, and Richard Nance.
Public Scholar grants support popular scholarly books in the humanities. The deadline to apply is March 3, 2015.
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 March 2, 2015.
Watch Jimmy Carter, Bill McKibben, Wendy Doniger, Melissa Rogers, Rajendra Pachauri, Charles Taylor, and so much more.
Join colleagues in Erfurt, Germany, August 23–29, 2015, for the International Association for the History of Religions World Congress. Register by March 15 for the best rate!
The American Council of Learned Societies invites applications for the Public Fellows competition for recent PhDs. Fellows will receive professional mentoring, an annual stipend of $65,000, and individual health insurance. Deadline: March 17.
Read the recently released findings.
Books and Major Publications:
Khaleel Mohammed, San Diego State University
David in the Muslim Tradition
Gregory Adam Scott, University of Edinburgh
Religious Publishing and Print Culture in Modern China, 1800–2012
Luis León, University of Denver
The Political Spirituality of Cesar Chavez: Crossing Religious Borders
Kimerer LaMothe, Independent Scholar
Why We Dance: A Philosophy of Bodily Becoming
Stuart Young, Bucknell University
Conceiving the Indian Buddhist Patriarchs in China
Thomas S. Bremer, Rhodes College
Formed From This Soil: An Introduction to the Diverse History of Religion in America