2017 Annual Meeting, Nov 18-21

Plan to join your colleagues in beautiful Boston for the 2017 AAR & SBL Annual Meetings. Regular rates end November 16. Register today!

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2018 Regional Meetings

The following Calls for Papers are open:

Deadline: December 15

Rocky Mountain-Great Plains
Deadline: October 27

Southeast (SECSOR)
Deadline: October 15

Southwest (SWCRS)
Deadline: October 15

Upper Midwest
Deadline: January 6

Deadline: October 1

2017 National Humanities Conference

Register by October 27 for the NHC conference in Boston.


Call for Committee Nominations

Each year, members of the American Academy of Religion are invited to nominate persons to fill open positions on AAR Standing Committees, Task Forces, and Juries.

There are open positions on the following groups for service beginning January 1, 2018:

Members may nominate themselves. All nominees must be members in good standing of the AAR.

Nominations for positions on these groups must be made in writing, and must include:

  1. A brief description of the nominee's academic and professional interests
  2. A brief summary of the nominee's activity in the AAR
  3. A statement describing the nominee's interest or promise for a particular assignment
  4. A current copy of the nominee's curriculum vitae

Nominations must be received by J​une 1, 2017.

Submit your nomination(s) online here. Nominations may also be e-mailed, faxed, or posted to:

Elizabeth Hardcastle
American Academy of Religion
825 Houston Mill Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30329
Fax: 404-727-7959

Eddie Glaude, President of the AAR, will review nominations during summer 2017. Nominees will be notified of the final selection results by September 1, 2017.

If you have questions about particular assignments, please feel free to contact the AAR's Executive Staff, Board members, or Committee/Task Force chairs.

AAR Committee descriptions and membership rosters are available to view here.