Exciting new grant opportunity! The AAR is pleased to announce it will award twenty-five travel grants worth $500 each, plus complimentary Annual Meeting registration. Deadline: May 1, 2015.
New for 2015! This grant will be awarded to a graduate student studying religion and the arts who is without institutional support to attend the AAR Annual Meeting. Apply by May 1, 2015.
Congratulations to Professor Cynthia Eller on her appointment to a five-year term (2016–2020) as Editor of the Journal of the American Academy of Religion. She is the first woman editor of the journal.
Members are invited to nominate persons to fill open positions on AAR committees, task forces, and juries. Deadline: June 1, 2015.
Have you considered applying for a 2015–2016 AAR Regional Development Grant? Apply today! Deadline: June 1, 2015.
March issue available: Read the latest issue of JAAR for provocative articles, book reviews, and a special review essay roundtable on Kevin Schilbrack’s Philosophy and the Study of Religions: A Manifesto.
The AAR Teaching and Learning Committee encourages and solicits nominations for the 2016 Excellence in Teaching Award. The deadline for nominations is October 15, 2015.
Books and Major Publications:
Carl Olson, Allegheny College
Indian Asceticism Power, Violence, and Play
Chad Bauman, Butler University
Pentecostals, Proselytization, and Anti-Christian Violence in Contemporary India
Awards and Accomplishments:
Zaid Adhami, Duke University & Williams College
Received a Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship for the 2015–2016 academic year.