Join friends and colleagues in beautiful Atlanta, November 21–24, for the 2015 AAR & SBL Annual Meetings.
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.
Yes, free! Great news for job seekers at the 2015 Annual Meetings, Atlanta: AAR and SBL have eliminated candidate registration fees.
The AAR's Teaching and Learning Committee is pleased to announce Judith L. Bishop is the recipient of the 2015 Excellence in Teaching Award.
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.
International Association for the History of Religions World Congress, Erfurt, Germany, August 23–29, 2015: Register online through June 30.
Have you considered applying for a 2015–2016 AAR Regional Development Grant? Apply today! Deadline: June 1, 2015.
Books and Major Publications:
Todd Lewis, College of the Holy Cross
Buddhists: Understanding Buddhism Through the Lives of Practitioners
Calvin Mercer, East Carolina University
Transhumanism and the Body: The World Religions Speak
Awards and Accomplishments:
Bernadette J. Brooten, Brandeis University
Awarded a Doctorate of Theology, honoris causa, by the University of Bern, Switzerland.
Karen McCarthy Brown, Drew University
Professor emerita of anthropology and sociology at Drew University, Dr. Brown, a longtime AAR member, passed away on March 4, 2015.