2015 Annual Meeting, Nov 21-24

Thanks to everyone for a great Annual Meeting in Atlanta!

2016 Regional Meetings

Open Calls for Papers:

Eastern International
Deadline: February 15, 2016

Deadline: December 18, 2015

Deadline: January 11, 2016

New England-Maritimes
Deadline: January 19, 2016

Pacific Northwest
Deadline: January 15, 2016

Upper Midwest
Deadline: December 20, 2015



AAR Issues Statement on Anti-Muslim Rhetoric

The American Academy of Religion is deeply troubled by the rising anti-Muslim rhetoric in the United States and around the world. Read the statement issued by the AAR's Board of Directors.

Book Review Editor Needed for JAAR

Interested in serving as Book Review Editor for the Journal of the American Academy of Religion? E-mail the journal’s incoming General Editor, Cynthia Eller, with a letter of interest and a CV by December 1, 2015. Read more...

Journal of the American Academy of Religion

The December issue of JAAR is published, with wide-ranging articles, incisive book reviews, and a roundtable on LGBTIQ persons in Africa.

International Dissertation Research Grants

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.

In Appreciation: JAAR Editor Amir Hussain

This December marks the end of Amir Hussain’s 5-year term as Editor of the Journal of the American Academy of Religion.

AAR Ambassador Program

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!

Spotlight on Teaching

Read the current issue about teaching the moral traditions of others with articles by Fred Glennon, Elizabeth Barre, Steven Benko, Rosemary Kellison, Mark Larrimore, Irene Oh, and Nahed Artoul Zehr.

Religious Studies News

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AAR Board Issues Statement on Concealed Carry in Classrooms

The American Academy of Religion is deeply concerned about the impact of Texas’s new Campus Carry law as it relates to Texas universities.

ACLS Fellowship Competitions

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.

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