Yes, free! Great news job seekers: Candidate registration fees for the Annual Meetings Employment Center have been eliminated.
The June issue includes a special tribute to Marcus J. Borg (1942–2015), articles, reviews, and a roundtable on climate destabilization and the study of religion.
Have you considered applying for a 2015–2016 AAR Regional Development Grant? Apply today! Deadline: June 1, 2015.
Deadline to apply is June 18, 2015.
Members are invited to nominate persons to fill open positions on AAR committees, task forces, and juries. Deadline: June 1, 2015.
The AAR Religion and the Arts Award Jury is pleased to announce this year's recipient.
Apply today for a 2015–2016 individual or collaborative research grant of up to $5000. The online submission system is open. Deadline: August 1, 2015.
The AAR Nominations Committee is pleased to announce that the Vice President, Program Unit Director, and one At-Large Director positions are up for election in 2016. Deadline for nominations: September 1, 2015.
The 2015–2016 AAR Collaborative International Research Grants online submission system is open! Awards range from $500 to $5000. Deadline: October 1, 2015.
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.
Anthony Yu, University of Chicago
Scholar of religion and literature at the University of Chicago, he passed away May 12, 2015.
William J. Cassidy, Alfred University
Professor of religion at Alfred University from 1987–2008, he died on April 28, 2015.
In the News:
Michael Calabria, St. Bonaventure University
Will direct the new Center for Arab and Islamic Studies at St. Bonaventure University.
Jodi Eichler-Levine, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
Appointed as Philip and Muriel Berman Professor of Jewish Civilization at Lehigh University.
Edwin David Aponte, Louisville Institute
Named the new Executive Director of the Louisville Institute at Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary.