2015 Annual Meeting, Nov 21-24

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

Regular registration rates end November 19. Register today!

Annual Meeting Brochure
Employment Center
Online Program Book
Registration & Housing
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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



Draft Revision to Statement on Academic Freedom

AAR members are encouraged to make comments by September 1 on the draft policy statement on academic freedom. 

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.

2015 AAR Book Awards Announced

The Awards for Excellence in the Study of Religion and Best First Book in the History of Religions recognize new scholarly publications that make significant contributions to the study of religion. Congratulations to the winners!

AAR Plenary Sessions at the 2015 Annual Meetings, Atlanta

We're pleased to announce these great plenary sessions and speakers, including AAR President Thomas Tweed.

International Dissertation Research Grants

Apply for a 2015–2016 AAR International Dissertation Research Grant! These annual grants are intended to help candidates complete their doctoral degrees by offsetting costs of travel, lodging, and other dissertation research-related expenses. Deadline: December 1, 2015.

Journal of the American Academy of Religion

The September issue of JAAR is published. Read the review essay roundtable on Burton L. Mack’s A Myth of Innocence and other intriguing articles and reviews.

ACLS Fellowship Competitions

The American Council of Learned Societies announces the 2015–16 ACLS fellowship competitions, which promote the full spectrum of humanities and humanistic social sciences research.

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.

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AAR Ambassador Program

Are you an AAR member who is passionate about your profession and guild? Do you enjoy sharing your knowledge and enthusiasm? If so, the AAR is looking for you!

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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