Plan to join your colleagues in beautiful Boston for the 2017 AAR & SBL Annual Meetings.
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The AAR seeks submissions for the 2017 Best First Book in the History of Religions Award as well as the four categories of the 2017 Awards for Excellence in the Study of Religion. Deadline: February 10, 2017.
The American Council of Learned Societies requests proposals for grants to be funded by the Luce/ACLS Program in Religion, Journalism & International Affairs. Deadline: March 23, 2017.
The AAR Public Understanding of Religion Committee invites nominations and self-nominations for the Marty Award. Deadline: January 25, 2017.
Nominations are being accepted for the 2017 AAR Religion and the Arts Award. Deadline: February 1, 2017.
Registration is open for the National Humanities Alliance Annual Meeting and Humanities Advocacy Day. The deadline for registration is March 3, 2017.
Read the Board statement about concerns raised in the US election and its aftermath.
Annually the AAR honors the best in-depth reporting on religion. The contest is open to all print and Web-based journalists at media outlets of any size. The deadline for submission is February 28, 2017.
Recently 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.
Huston Smith (1919–2016), Syracuse University, Emeritus
Renowned scholar of religion, he passed away on December 30, 2016, at the age of 97.
Books and Major Publications:
Jordan Rosenblum, University of Wisconsin-Madison
The Jewish Dietary Laws in the Ancient World
Julianne Hazen, Niagara University
Sufism in America: The Alami Tariqa of Waterport, New York
Robert McKim, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Religious Perspectives on Religious Diversity