2015 Annual Meeting, Nov 21-24

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

Annual Meeting Brochure
Employment Center
Registration & Housing
Twitter Hashtag: #aarsbl15
Women's Mentoring Lunch

2016 Regional Meetings

Support your region and plan to attend your 2016 regional meeting. The following Calls for Papers are open:

Southeast (SECSOR)
Deadline: October 5, 2015

Southwest (SWCRS)
Deadline: October 15, 2015

XXI IAHR World Congress

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



AAR Honors Journalists for In-Depth Reporting on Religion

Congratulations to Elizabeth Dias, Time; Daniel Burke, CNN; and David Ovalle, Miami Herald for winning the 2015 Best In-Depth Reporting on Religion Award.

Mir-Hosseini Named Marty Award Winner

The AAR Committee on the Public Understanding of Religion is pleased to announce Ziba Mir-Hosseini is the recipient of the 2015 Marty Award.

Journal of the American Academy of Religion

June issue: Special tribute to Marcus J. Borg (1942–2015), thought-provoking articles and reviews, and a roundtable on climate destabilization and the study of religion.

Scholarly Associations Defend Tenure and Academic Freedom in Wisconsin

The AAR Board of Directors joins other associations in the American Council of Learned Societies in issuing a statement about tenure and academic freedom at the University of Wisconsin. 

AAR Annual Meeting Brochure

Hot off the press! Get your copy of the Annual Meeting Brochure here.

Spotlight on Teaching

Read the current issue of Spotlight on faculty-led, short-term study abroad programs with articles by Fred Glennon, David Howell, Shannon Grimes, Dori Parmenter, Alyssa Beall, Alex Snow, and John O'Keefe.

Religious Studies News

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2015–2016 AAR Research Grants

Apply today for a 2015–2016 individual or collaborative research grant of up to $5000. The online submission system is open. Deadline: August 1, 2015. 

Call for Officer Nominations

The AAR Nominations Committee is pleased to announce that the Vice President, Program Unit Director, and one At-Large Director positions are up for election in 2016. Deadline for nominations: September 1, 2015.

Collaborative International Research Grants

The 2015–2016 AAR Collaborative International Research Grants online submission system is open! Awards range from $500 to $5000. Deadline: October 1, 2015.

2016 Excellence in Teaching Award Nominations

The AAR Teaching and Learning Committee encourages and solicits nominations for the 2016 Excellence in Teaching Award. The deadline for nominations is October 15, 2015.

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