Annual Meeting

2017 Annual Meeting in Boston, Nov 18-21

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The American Academy of Religion brings thousands of professors and students, authors and publishers, religious leaders and interested laypersons to its Annual Meeting each year. Co-hosted with the Society of Biblical Literature, the Annual Meetings are the largest events of the year in the fields of religious studies and theology.

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Jimmy Carter at the AAR Annual Meeting!

AAR is very excited to announce that President Jimmy Carter is joining us in San Diego! He will participate in a special session titled The Role of Religion in Mediating Conflicts and Imagining Futures: The Cases of Climate Change and Equality for Women on Monday, November 24, 2014, from 4:00–5:30 PM in the San Diego Convention Center. During his panel, President Carter will answer questions about his efforts to address climate change both during and after his administration, and his latest book, A Call to Action: Women, Religion, Violence, and Power (Simon and Schuster, 2014). Questions will be posed by Steven D. Kepnes, Colgate University and Mary Evelyn Tucker, Yale University, but additional questions may be submitted at https://aar.wufoo.com/forms/questions-for-president-carter/ before November 15.

This session will be followed by a book signing. Warwick's Books will be selling A Call to Action on Monday, November 24, 8:30 AM–3:30 PM only in Booth 1109 in the Exhibit Hall. Books cannot be purchased during the signing.

Jimmy Carter served as the thirty-ninth president of the United States from 1977 to 1981. His administration negotiated the Panama Canal treaties, the Camp David Accords between Egypt and Israel, the SALT II treaty with the Soviet Union, and U.S. diplomatic relations with the People’s Republic of China. In 1982 President Carter became University Distinguished Professor at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia, and founded The Carter Center, a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that actively addresses international and national issues of public policy. He is the author of twenty-eight books and numerous articles. In 2002, he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.