2017 Regional Meetings

The following Calls for Papers are open:

Deadline: December 16

Rocky Mountain-Great Plains
Deadline: October 26

Southeast (SECSOR)
Deadline: October 1

Southwest (SWCRS)
Deadline: October 15

Upper Midwest
Deadline: January 6

Deadline: October 15



Why Us? Why Now? Public Scholars Project

Join the discussion about scholars of religion and the media. RSVP today for the October 5 webinar.

2016 AAR Officer Elections

Elect the future leaders of the AAR! Voting is open to members from September 21, 2016, through 12:00 pm EDT on October 20, 2016.

Collaborative International Research Grants

The 2016–2017 AAR CIRG online submission system is open! Awards range from $500 to $5000. Deadline to apply is October 1, 2016.

Call for Officer Nominations

The AAR Nominations Committee is pleased to announce the Vice President, Secretary, and one At-Large Director positions are up for election in 2017. The deadline for nominations has been extended to October 1, 2016.

Annual Meeting Full Paper Program

The full text of papers for more than twenty sessions is being made available to members in advance of the 2016 Annual Meetings, San Antonio.

Journal of the American Academy of Religion

New issue with articles by Todd Brenneman, Heidi Campbell, Steven Engler, Emily Gravett, Rabia Gregory, Gregory Grieve, Jon Keune, Kathryn Lofton, Shanny Luft, Mark Meulenbeld, Seth Perry, Marla Segol, Rachel Wagner, and Xenia Zeiler.

Keshavarz to Deliver 2016 ALHR Series

The American Lectures in the History of Religions welcomes Dr. Fatemeh Keshavarz, who will speak on Unsilencing the Sacred: Conversations with the Divine in Chicago, October 24–28.

2017 Excellence in Teaching Award Nominations

The AAR Teaching and Learning Committee encourages and solicits nominations for the 2017 Excellence in Teaching Award. The deadline for nominations is October 15, 2016.

2016 National Humanities Conference

Cohosted by the National Humanities Alliance and the Federation of State Humanities Councils, register today for the November 10–13 conference in Salt Lake City.

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.

Employment Center Registration: Employers

Employer registration for the Employment Center at the Annual Meetings is open.

International Dissertation Research Grants

Apply for a 2016–2017 AAR International Dissertation Research Grant! These annual grants are intended to help candidates complete their doctoral degrees. Deadline: December 1, 2016.

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