Members are invited to nominate persons to fill open positions on AAR committees, task forces, and juries. Submit nominations, including self-nominations, by June 1, 2016.
The AAR Publications Committee seeks two book editors: one for the Academy Series and one for the Reflection and Theory in the Study of Religion Series. Both series are published in cooperation with Oxford University Press. Application deadline: June 1, 2016.
Thirty-five applicants will be matched with participating scholars. Apply by May 15, 2016.
Have you considered applying for a 2016–2017 AAR Regional Development Grant? Apply now! Deadline: June 1, 2016.
The AAR Status of Women in the Profession Committee invites you to participate in an examination of values associated with models of work/life balance. Deadline: June 1, 2016.
Apply for a 2016–2017 individual or collaborative research grant of up to $5000. The online submission system is open. Deadline: August 1, 2016.
The 2016–2017 AAR CIRG online submission system is open! Awards range from $500 to $5000. Deadline to apply is October 1, 2016.
Candidate registration is open for the Annual Meetings Employment Center.
The March issue is available online. JAAR has a new editor, Cynthia Eller, and a new look. Read it today for the thought-provoking roundtable on normativity in Islamic Studies, and much more!
Books and Major Publications:
Carl Olson, Allegheny College
Religious Ways of Experiencing Life: A Global and Narrative Approach
Steven Schroeder, Independent Scholar
What's Love Got To Do With It? a city out of thin air
Darryl W. Stephens, Lancaster Theological Seminary
Methodist Morals: Social Principles in the Public Church’s Witness
Nikki Bado, Iowa State University
Nikki passed away on April 22, 2016. She is remembered as an active AAR member and mentor.