2017 Regional Meetings

The following Calls for Papers are open:

Eastern International
Deadline: February 15

Deadline: December 16

Pacific Northwest
Deadline: December 30

Rocky Mountain-Great Plains
Deadline: November 4

Upper Midwest
Deadline: January 6



Mobile App at the Annual Meetings

Access the free Annual Meetings app. Don’t have a smart phone or tablet? A similar web-based solution is accessible via your computer.

Workshop: How to Engage News and Social Media

At this year's Annual Meeting, participants can explore roles scholars can play in contributing to the public good. Register now!

Religious Literacy Guidelines for College Students

The Arthur Vining Davis Foundations have awarded a five-year grant to the AAR to develop and promote guidelines for religious literacy college-wide.

Chaplaincy Films at the Annual Meetings

Showings and panels with film directors: PBS award-winning Chaplains, on military, prison, police, and hospital chaplains, and the national premiere of After Fire, on women military veterans and moral injury.

Getting to Know You: Member Profile and Employment Survey

Read Jack Fitzmier's message about our new Member Profile and Employment Status Survey—exciting opportunities with great incentives for participating!

AAR Plenary Sessions at the 2016 Annual Meetings, San Antonio

We're pleased to announce these great plenary sessions and speakers, including AAR President Serene Jones.

Keshavarz to Deliver 2016 ALHR Series

The American Lectures in the History of Religions welcomes Dr. Fatemeh Keshavarz, who will speak on Unsilencing the Sacred: Conversations with the Divine in Notre Dame and Chicago on October 24–28.

Annual Meeting Full Paper Program

The full text of papers for more than twenty sessions is being made available to members in advance of the 2016 Annual Meetings, San Antonio.

Teaching Buddhism: New Insights on Understanding and Presenting the Traditions

Recently published: Todd Lewis and Gary DeAngelis's new book in the AAR Teaching Religious Studies Series with OUP. AAR members receive a 30% discount on all AAR/OUP series titles.

2016 National Humanities Conference

Cohosted by the National Humanities Alliance and the Federation of State Humanities Councils, register today for the November 10–13 conference in Salt Lake City.

ACLS Fellowship Competitions

The American Council of Learned Societies announces the 2016–17 ACLS fellowship competitions, which promote the full spectrum of humanities and humanistic social sciences research.

International Dissertation Research Grants

Apply for a 2016–2017 AAR International Dissertation Research Grant! These annual grants are intended to help candidates complete their doctoral degrees. Deadline: December 1, 2016.

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