AAR Awards in Excellence

Announced at the 2021

Annual Meeting

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New Book in AAR-OUP Academy Series

In Drifting through Samsara, Masoumeh Rahmani provides a fieldwork-based study of Goenka's Vipassana meditation movement in New Zealand.

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Religious, Academic Freedom and the Texas Anti-Abortion Bill

November 15, 2021 | Webinar

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Member Spotlight

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Read about the AAR members making waves in their departments, institutions, and communities—as well as the AAR at large!

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Member Note: Books and Major Publications


H. A. Hopgood

Member Note: Books and Major Publications

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