2016 Annual Meeting, Nov 19-22

Thanks to everyone for a great meeting in San Antonio. Mark your calendar for next year: Boston, November 18–21, 2017.

2017 Regional Meetings

The following Calls for Papers are open:

Eastern International
Deadline: February 15

Deadline: December 16

Deadline: January 10

New England-Maritimes
Deadline: January 18

Pacific Northwest
Deadline: December 30

Upper Midwest
Deadline: January 6



Drinking From Love's Cup: Surrender and Sacrifice in the Vars of Bhai Gurdas Bhalla

New release from Rahuldeep Singh Gill in the AAR/OUP Religion in Translation Series. AAR members receive 30% off.

Journal of the American Academy of Religion

Just published: Read thought-provoking articles and in-depth book reviews in the December issue of JAAR. Sign up for JAAR e-mail alerts and be the first to read the latest scholarship before it's available in print.

Regional Group Meetings

Support your region and plan to attend your 2017 regional meeting. Calls for Papers are open for Eastern International, Mid-Atlantic, Midwest, New England-Maritimes, Pacific Northwest, and Upper Midwest regions.

Longing and Letting Go: Christian and Hindu Practices of Passionate Non-Attachment

New AAR/OUP Academy Series title from Holly Hillgardner. AAR members receive a 30% discount.

Reading Religion

Stay up to date with scholarly publishing in the field of religious studies. Subscribe to Reading Religion for a twice-monthly list of books received and books reviewed.

Martin E. Marty Public Understanding of Religion Award

The AAR Public Understanding of Religion Committee invites nominations and self-nominations for the Marty Award. Deadline: January 25, 2017.

Religious Studies News

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Religious Literacy Guidelines for College Students

The Arthur Vining Davis Foundations have awarded a five-year grant to the AAR to develop and promote guidelines for religious literacy college-wide.

Spotlight on Teaching

"Let’s Get Physical: Using Sports, Yoga, and Dance to Teach about Religion," with intro by Fred Glennon and articles by Rebecca Alpert, Philip Arnold, Annie Blazer, Patton Burchett, Arthur Remillard, Katherine Zubko.

Getting to Know You: Member Profile and Employment Survey

Read Jack Fitzmier's message about our new Member Profile and Employment Status Survey—exciting opportunities with great incentives for participating!

Religion and the Arts Award

Nominations are being accepted for the 2017 AAR Religion and the Arts Award. Deadline: February 1, 2017.

ACLS Fellowship Competitions

The American Council of Learned Societies announces the 2016–17 ACLS fellowship competitions, which promote the full spectrum of humanities and humanistic social sciences research.

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