Support your region and plan to attend your 2016 regional meeting. The following Calls for Papers are open:
New this year, AAR seeks mentors willing to give an hour of their time at the Annual Meeting to meet with a mentee and chat over a hot beverage. Coffee is on the AAR. Deadline to volunteer is October 12.
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.
Program commences at this year's Annual Meeting. Apply by October 15, 2015.
Traveling to the Atlanta meeting from outside the United States? The online International Members Guide is for you!
The full text of papers for more than a dozen sessions is being made available to members in advance of the 2015 Annual Meetings, Atlanta.
Is this your first time attending the AAR Annual Meeting? Check out our guide to help first-timers navigate the Atlanta meeting.
We're pleased to announce these great plenary sessions and speakers, including AAR President Thomas Tweed.
Are you an AAR member who is passionate about your profession and guild? Do you enjoy sharing your knowledge and enthusiasm? If so, the AAR is looking for you!
The September issue of JAAR is published. Read the review essay roundtable on Burton L. Mack’s A Myth of Innocence and other intriguing articles and reviews.
The American Council of Learned Societies announces the 2015–16 ACLS fellowship competitions, which promote the full spectrum of humanities and humanistic social sciences research.
Apply for a 2015–2016 AAR International Dissertation Research Grant! These annual grants are intended to help candidates complete their doctoral degrees by offsetting costs of travel, lodging, and other dissertation research-related expenses. Deadline: December 1, 2015.
Books and Major Publications:
Shawn Young, York College of Pennsylvania
Gray Sabbath: Jesus People USA, the Evangelical Left, and the Evolution of Christian Rock
J. Todd Billings, Western Theological Seminary
Rejoicing in Lament: Wrestling with Incurable Cancer and Life in Christ
Rachel Elizabeth Harding, University of Colorado Denver
Remnants: A Memoir of Spirit, Activism, and Mothering
Flagg Miller, University of California at Davis
The Audacious Ascetic: What the bin Laden Tapes Reveal about Al-Qaida
Julia Watts Belser, Georgetown University
Power, Ethics, and Ecology in Jewish Late Antiquity: Rabbinic Responses to Drought and Disaster
Lois Olena, Assemblies of God Theological Seminary
Children of the Calling: Essays in Honor of Stanley M. Burgess and Ruth V. Burgess
Awards and Accomplishments:
David Jorgensen, Colby College
Winner of the 2015 SBL – De Gruyter Prize for Biblical Studies and Reception History.