Events

2017 Annual Meeting, Nov 18-21

Plan to join your colleagues in beautiful Boston for the 2017 AAR & SBL Annual Meetings.

2017 Regional Meetings

Online registrations are open:

Eastern International
Deadline: April 15 (Early bird)

New England-Maritimes
Deadline: April 8

Pacific Northwest
Deadline: April 14 (Early bird)

Upper Midwest
Deadline: April 1

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Luce/ACLS Grants for Universities

ACLS LogoProgram in Religion, Journalism & International Affairs

The American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) is pleased to issue a request for proposals for grants to be funded by the Luce/ACLS Program in Religion, Journalism & International Affairs (RJIA). In 2017, ACLS will make three grants of up to $60,000 to promote interdisciplinary collaboration at US-based institutions of higher education with existing strengths in the study of religion (in any humanistic or social science field) and journalism and communications. RJIA is made possible by a grant from The Henry Luce Foundation.

The program features two interrelated components: a grant program for universities, and a fellowship program for humanities and social science scholars pursuing research on any aspect of religion in international contexts. ACLS will promote interaction between grantees and fellows by facilitating research residencies at grantee institutions and by funding program-wide symposia that will bring together fellows, key contacts at grantee institutions, and journalists who report on international affairs.

The RFP, which includes information about the terms of the grants and the application process, can be found at http://www.acls.org/programs/LuceRJIAgrants/.

Questions about the program may be submitted to RJIA@acls.org, and the application deadline is March 23, 2017.

For more information about ACLS, visit www.acls.org. More information about the Henry R. Luce Initiative on Religion and International Affairs, which sponsors this program, is available at http://www.hluce.org/hrlucerelintaff.aspx.