2022 Annual Meeting

Submit proposals via PAPERS by March 1, 2022!

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New Book in AAR-OUP Reflection and Theory in the Study of Religion Series

In Asian Americans and the Spirit of Racial Capitalism, Jonathan Tran develops arguments in favor of the approach to viewing racial identity as the function of a particular political economy—what is called “racial capitalism."

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AAR Student Ambassadors

Deadline to apply: January 31 

The AAR Student Ambassador Program seeks to forge deeper ties between graduate students and the AAR. 

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AAR Awards in Excellence

Share with us how these scholars influenced you

Did Katie G. Cannon, James H. Cone, or Lawrence H. Mamiya impact your work? Tell us how. 

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Luce-AAR Advancing Public Scholarship Grant Program

Apply before January 31, 2022!

The grants support scholars of religion who are working to engage publics in innovative ways.

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Zachary Purvis and Annette G. Aubert

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Member Spotlight: Asma Afsaruddin

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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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