2014 Annual Meeting, Nov 22-25

Join friends and colleagues in sunny San Diego, November 22–25, for the 2014 AAR & SBL Annual Meetings. Registration is now open! Super Saver discounts end May 22.

2014 Annual Meetings Brochure 

Additional Meetings Reservations

Reserve space today for your reception, editorial board meeting, business meeting, or breakfast/lunch gathering at the 2014 Annual Meetings in San Diego. Make the reservation by May 9 to get the best room placement!

2014 Regional Meetings

Support your region and plan to attend your 2014 regional meeting. Online registration is open for these regions:

Eastern International
Deadline: May 3

New England-Maritimes
Deadline: April 26

Pacific Northwest
Deadline: May 9

Anti-Judaism and Its Implications Symposium

To be held April 27 at Colby College. Cosponsored by the AAR New England-Maritimes Region.



JAAR Reader Survey—Tell Us What You Think!

Oxford University Press is implementing an important initiative to gather feedback from readers of the Journal of the American Academy of Religion. Please take a few minutes and complete the survey by June 6. Read more … 

AAR & SBL Employment Center

Preregistration for the Employment Center is now open to Candidates who have registered for the 2014 Annual Meetings.

AAR Mentoring Program Seeks Applicants

Selection has begun for a mentoring program, which will commence at the Annual Meeting in San Diego. Application deadline: April 30, 2014.

Righteous Rhetoric: Sex, Speech, and the Politics of Concerned Women for America

Just published: Leslie Dorrough Smith's new title in the AAR Academy Series with Oxford University Press.

Read the New Issue of Spotlight on Theological Education

The March 2014 issue focuses on globalization and theological education.

The Aesthetics and Ethics of Faith: A Dialogue Between Liberationist and Pragmatic Thought

New book by Christopher D. Tirres, AAR Reflection & Theory in the Study of Religion Series, Oxford University Press.

Call for Religion in Translation Book Series Editor

The AAR Publications Committee seeks a book editor for the Religion in Translation Series, which is sponsored by the American Academy of Religion and published in cooperation with Oxford University Press. Deadline: June 1, 2014.

Journal of the American Academy of Religion

March issue: Tributes to Nelson Mandela, Jean Bethke Elshtain, and Otto Maduro; Professor Maduro's 2012 AAR Presidential Address; and other in-depth articles and book reviews.

Updated: Academic Freedom and the Work of Professor Wendy Doniger

On March 3, 2014, the AAR Board of Directors adopted a statement regarding academic freedom and the work of Professor Wendy Doniger. Read the statement.

Call for Blog Posts on Work/Life Balance Issues

The AAR Status of Women in the Profession Committee invites you to participate in an examination of issues surrounding work/life balance. Deadline: July 15, 2014. 

2015 Excellence in Teaching Award Nominations

The AAR Teaching and Learning Committee encourages and solicits nominations for the 2015 Excellence in Teaching Award! The deadline for nominations is October 15, 2014.

IAHR's XXI World Congress Call for Papers: Letter from ICC Chair Amy Allocco

Allocco encourages AAR members to submit proposals to the IAHR's XXI World Congress, which will take place August 23–29, 2015, in Erfurt, Germany. Read more

IAHR Call for Papers

The XXI Quinquennial World Congress of the International Association for the History of Religions is August 23–29, 2015. Deadline for submission of proposals is September 14, 2014. Read more

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