2015 Annual Meeting, Nov 21-24

Join friends and colleagues in beautiful Atlanta, November 21–24, for the 2015 AAR & SBL Annual Meetings.

2015 Regional Meetings

Support your region and plan to attend your 2015 regional meeting. The following meeting registration systems are open:

Deadline: March 30, 2015

New England-Maritimes
Deadline: March 20, 2015

Pacific Northwest
Deadline: March 29, 2015

Rocky Mountain-Great Plains
Deadline: March 10, 2015

Deadline: March 2, 2015

Deadline: March 15, 2015

Upper Midwest
Deadline: April 13, 2015

Deadline: March 16, 2015

Humanities Advocacy Day

The 2015 NHA Annual Meeting and Humanities Advocacy Day will be held March 16–17 in Washington, D.C.

XXI IAHR World Congress

Register today for the International Association for the History of Religions Congress in Erfurt, Germany, August 23–29, 2015.



Call for Papers

Deadline is today! The 2015 Call for Papers for this year's AAR Annual Meeting in Atlanta, Georgia is open. The deadline for submissions is today, Monday, March 2, at 4:59 pm Eastern Standard Time.

AAR Board Acts on Gissendaner Clemency Case

The Board of Directors of the AAR learned this weekend that a number of our members have been active in seeking clemency for Kelly Gissendaner, who is scheduled to be executed by the State of Georgia on Monday, March 2, 2015. Read the Board's response here

In Memoriam: Robert V. Smith, 1920–2015

One of the AAR's founding members, R. V. Smith passed away on February 12, 2015, at the age of 94. He taught at Colgate University for thirty-six years. Read more...

Journal of the American Academy of Religion

The March issue includes book reviews, a review essay roundtable, and articles from Khaled Furani, Atalia Omer, Ruth Kara-Ivanov Kaniel, Deborah Whitehead, Gandhar Chakravarty, Barton Scott, and Richard Nance.

Religious Studies News

Check out the latest RSN content, including an engaging audio interview with Willis Jenkins about his award-winning book, The Future of Ethics.

NEH Grant Opportunity

Public Scholar grants support popular scholarly books in the humanities. The deadline to apply is March 3, 2015.

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 March 2, 2015.

2014 AAR Annual Meeting Videos - San Diego

Watch Jimmy Carter, Bill McKibben, Wendy Doniger, Melissa Rogers, Rajendra Pachauri, Charles Taylor, and so much more.

XXI IAHR World Congress

Join colleagues in Erfurt, Germany, August 23–29, 2015, for the International Association for the History of Religions World Congress. Register by March 15 for the best rate!

2014–2015 CIRG Winners Announced

Congratulations to the winners of the AAR Collaborative International Research Grants (CIRG) program!

ACLS Public Fellows Program

The American Council of Learned Societies invites applications for the Public Fellows competition for recent PhDs. Fellows will receive professional mentoring, an annual stipend of $65,000, and individual health insurance. Deadline: March 17.

Congratulations 2014–2015 IDRG Program Recipients!

Elizabeth Anderson, Yale University, and Rakesh Peter Dass, Harvard University are the winners of this year's International Dissertation Research Grants (IDRG) program. Read more...

2014–2015 Research Grant Winners

Congratulations to these AAR members who won collaborative and individual research grants! For information about grant opportunities, see here.

2014 Annual Meeting Survey Results

Responses to the recently released post-Annual Meeting survey reflect positive experiences by members in attendance.

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