2017 Annual Meeting, Nov 18-21

Plan to join your colleagues in beautiful Boston for the 2017 AAR & SBL Annual Meetings.

2017 Regional Meetings

Online registrations are open:

Deadline: March 1

New England-Maritimes
Deadline: April 8

Rocky Mountain-Great Plains
Deadline: March 19

Deadline: March 2

Deadline: March 10

Upper Midwest
Deadline: April 1

Deadline: March 16

Humanities Advocacy Day

Register by March 3 for the 2017 NHA Annual Meeting, March 13–14, Washington, DC.



Call for Papers

The 2017 Call for Papers for this year's AAR Annual Meeting in Boston is open. The deadline for submissions is Wednesday, March 1, 2017, at 5:00 pm EST.

Call for Proposals: Help NHA Increase Public Support for the Humanities

The National Humanities Alliance works to support the humanities on college campuses and in communities around the country. Deadline: March 15, 2017.

Journalism Award

Annually the AAR honors the best in-depth reporting on religion. The contest is open to all print and Web-based journalists at media outlets of any size. The deadline for submission is February 28, 2017.

Neal Wins Excellence in Teaching Award

The AAR’s Teaching and Learning Committee is pleased to announce Lynn Neal is the recipient of the 2017 Excellence in Teaching Award.

New Reflection and Theory in the Study of Religion Series Editor

Congratulations to Vincent Lloyd, associate professor of theology and religious studies at Villanova University, for his appointment as a new AAR book series editor.

New Academy Series Editor

Congratulations to Margaret Kamitsuka, associate professor of religion at Oberlin College, for her appointment as the new editor of the AAR Academy Series.

New Report on Supporting Changing Research Practices of Religious Studies Scholars

Read the report from Ithaka S+R in collaboration with teams at eighteen academic libraries and the American Theological Library Association.

Congratulations 2016–2017 IDRG Award Winners!

Julie Chamberlain, George Washington University, and Ayodeji Ogunnaike, Harvard University, are the winners of this year's International Dissertation Research Grants.

Action Alert: Help the AAR Advocate for the National Endowment for the Humanities

You can advocate for the NEH by telling your congressional representatives and the President that you value funding for the humanities. Take action today!

AAR and SBL Release Jobs Report

The AAR and SBL have issued the latest iteration of the jobs report tracking Employment Services data from July 2015 through June 2016.

Luce/ACLS Grants for Universities

The American Council of Learned Societies requests proposals for grants to be funded by the Luce/ACLS Program in Religion, Journalism & International Affairs. Deadline: March 23, 2017.

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