2016 Annual Meeting, Nov 19-22

Join us for the 2016 Annual Meetings, San Antonio. Advance rates end August 18. Register today!

Annual Meeting:
General Information
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A Note from the Executive Director about Annual Meeting Safety Policies

Read the memo from executive director Jack Fitzmier about safety and non-discrimination policies and resources at the 2016 Annual Meeting.

Journal of the American Academy of Religion

The June issue is available online. Read it today for a roundtable on outrage, scholarship, and the law in India, and much more!

2016–2017 AAR Research Grants

Apply for a 2016–2017 individual or collaborative research grant of up to $5000. The online submission system is open. Deadline: August 1, 2016.

Spotlight on Teaching

Read the current issue, "Incarcerated Religion: Teaching behind Walls," with an introduction by Spotlight editor Fred Glennon and articles by Elizabeth Bounds, Joshua Dubler, Andrew Skotnicki, Melanie Webb, and James Wetzel.

Journalists Honored for Best Religion Reporting

Congratulations to Dawn Araujo-Hawkins, Global Sisters Report; Betsy Hiel, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review; and Daniel Burke, CNN; for winning the AAR's 2016 Best In-Depth Reporting on Religion Award.

Call for Officer Nominations

The AAR Nominations Committee is pleased to announce that the Vice President, Secretary, and one At-Large Director positions are up for election in 2017. Deadline for nominations: September 1, 2016.

Religious Studies News

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Enfolding Silence: The Transformation of Japanese American Religion and Art under Oppression

New AAR/OUP Academy Series title from Brett J. Esaki. AAR members receive a 30% discount!

Collaborative International Research Grants

The 2016–2017 AAR CIRG online submission system is open! Awards range from $500 to $5000. Deadline to apply is October 1, 2016.

2017 Excellence in Teaching Award Nominations

The AAR Teaching and Learning Committee encourages and solicits nominations for the 2017 Excellence in Teaching Award. The deadline for nominations is October 15, 2016.

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