2017 Annual Meeting, Nov 18-21

Plan to join your colleagues in beautiful Boston for the 2017 AAR & SBL Annual Meetings. Advance rates end August 24. Register today!

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2018 Regional Meetings

The following Call for Papers is open:

Southwest (SWCRS)
Deadline: October 15

2017 National Humanities Conference

Register by October 27 for the NHC conference in Boston.



Registration & Housing

Registration and housing are open!

AAR Board Issues Statement on Charlottesville

The AAR Board of Directors condemns the hatred, bigotry, violence, racism, anti-Semitism, and the ideology of white supremacy that led to the deadly unrest at the University of Virginia and the city of Charlottesville. Read more...

Teaching Interreligious Encounters

Just published: Marc Pugliese and Alexander Hwang's new book in the AAR Teaching Religious Studies Series with Oxford University Press. AAR members receive a 30% discount on all AAR/OUP series titles.

Draft Guidelines for Evaluating Digital Scholarship

AAR members are invited to make comments and suggestions on the draft guidelines through August 31, 2017.

Public Scholars Project Webinars

Register for the free Religion in Museums webinar on Thursday, September 14, 2017, from 12:00–12:45 p.m. Eastern.

The Americas' First Theologies: Early Sources of Post-Contact Indigenous Religion

New release from Garry Sparks in the AAR/OUP Religion in Translation Series. AAR members receive 30% off.

AAR Workshop: Confronting Islamophobia

Annual Meeting workshop to equip scholars of religion to challenge anti-Muslim bigotry. Boston, Friday, November 17, 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Register by September 30, 2017.

Collaborative International Research Grants

The 2017–2018 AAR CIRG online submission system is open! Awards range from $500 to $5,000. Deadline to apply is October 1, 2017.

Public Scholars Project Fellows

Opportunity for scholars of religion and public life to serve as Public Scholars Project Fellows for spring 2018. Deadline to apply is October 1, 2017.

ACLS Fellowship Competitions

The American Council of Learned Societies announces the 2017–18 ACLS fellowship competitions, which promote the full spectrum of humanities and humanistic social sciences research.

2018 Excellence in Teaching Award Nominations

The AAR Teaching and Learning Committee encourages and solicits nominations for the 2018 Excellence in Teaching Award. The deadline for nominations is October 15, 2017.

International Dissertation Research Grants

Apply for a 2017–2018 AAR IDR Grant! These annual grants are intended to help candidates complete their doctoral degrees. Deadline: December 1, 2017.

AAR Executive Director Search Underway

View the full leadership profile for the Executive Director position. Applications are now being accepted.

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