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2020 AAR Annual Meeting

November 21–24 in Boston, MA

Registration Is Now Open!

More than 1,200 events—academic sessions, receptions, workshops—all over four days. Find unparalleled opportunities to engage with friends, colleagues, publishers, and leading scholars in the field.

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On Racism and George Floyd Murder

AAR Board Statement

On June 4, 2020, the American Academy of Religion's Board of Directors issued a statement on racism and the murder of George Floyd.

Read the Statement

Status Committees Mentorship Program

Mentee Applications Open

The status committees invite AAR members of underrepresented groups to apply to be mentees. Deadline is June 15, 2020.


Excellence in Teaching Award

Call for Nominations

The AAR's Committee on Teaching and Learning seeks nominations for the 2020 Excellence in Teaching Award. The deadline is August 1, 2020.

Submit a Nomination



Denise Nadeau

Member Note: Books and Major Publications


Larry Donell Covin, Jr.

Member Note: Books and Major Publications

About the American Academy of Religion

The AAR is the largest scholarly society dedicated to the academic study of religion, with more than 8,000 members around the world. The AAR's mission is to foster excellence in the academic study of religion and enhance the public understanding of religion.

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