Fund your Regional Project!

Apply for a Regional Development Grant and receive up to $4,000. Deadline: July 1, 2021

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Stay informed about new books in religious studies.

Reading Religion is the AAR’s open book review website, providing up-to-date coverage of scholarly publications—with concise, comprehensive, and timely reviews. AAR members and nonmembers may request to review books or alert Reading Religion to important new books in the field.

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Call for AAR/OUP Book Series Editor

Deadline: June 15, 2021

The AAR Publications Committee seeks an editor for the Reflection and Theory in the Study of Religion series, published by Oxford University Press. 

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Sacred Writes Media Partnerships

Deadlines: May 7 & April 30, 2021

Applications now being accepted for fellowships with Religion Dispatches and Faithfully Magazine.

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Beyond the Professoriate Webinar

April 23, 2021

Beyond the Professoriate offers tips and strategies for PhD job-seekers on leaving academia for nonacademic careers.

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April 26-29, 2021


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Member Note: Books and Major Publications


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