Apply today for a 2015–2016 individual or collaborative research grant of up to $5000. The online submission system is open. Deadline: August 1, 2015.
AAR members are encouraged to make comments on this draft policy statement on academic freedom.
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Congratulations to Elizabeth Dias, Time; Daniel Burke, CNN; and David Ovalle, Miami Herald for winning the 2015 Best In-Depth Reporting on Religion Award.
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.
The 2015–2016 AAR Collaborative International Research Grants online submission system is open! Awards range from $500 to $5000. Deadline: October 1, 2015.
June issue: Special tribute to Marcus J. Borg (1942–2015), thought-provoking articles and reviews, and a roundtable on climate destabilization and the study of religion.
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.
In the News:
Grace Ji-Sun Kim, Earlham School of Religion
"Pope Francis Reminds the World to Care About Poverty," Time magazine article by Kim and Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr.
Books and Major Publications:
Brooke Schedneck, Institute of Southeast Asian Affairs, Chiangmai University
Thailand's International Meditation Centers: Tourism and the Global Commodification of Religious Practices
Bede Benjamin Bidlack, Saint Anselm College
In Good Company
Edward Ian Bailey, Centre for the Study of Implicit Religion and Contemporary Spirituality
Edward Bailey, a longtime AAR member, passed away April 22, 2015.