2018 Annual Meeting, Nov 17-20

Mark your calendars for the 2018 Annual Meeting! Plan to join your colleagues in Denver November 17-20. More info to come soon!


2018 AAR Annual Survey

Help shape the future of the AAR! Take our annual survey to let us know how we’re doing and what we should improve.

2018 Call for Proposals Now Open

The Call for Proposals for the 2018 AAR Annual Meeting in Denver, CO is now online. 
Proposals may be submitted through the Program Administration Proposal, Evaluation, Review, and Submission (PAPERS) System. 
The deadline for proposal submission is 5:00 PM EST, Thursday, March 1.

Research Grant Winners Announced!

2017–2018 Research Grant Winners

Journal of the American Academy of Religion

Read the latest scholarship in the December 2017 issue, featuring a roundtable on the 50th anniversary of Peter Berger’s The Sacred Canopy, a note from JAAR’s new editor Andrea Jain, and much more.

Gods, Heroes, and Ancestors: An Interreligious Encounter in Eighteenth-Century Vietnam

Just published! New AAR/OUP Religion in Translation Series title from Anh Q. Tran. AAR members receive 30% off.

Update on Work of Professional Conduct Task Force

The AAR’s Professional Conduct Task Force has created a first draft of a Professional Conduct Statement.  You can read the draft here

2017 AAR Book Awards Announced

The Awards for Excellence in the Study of Religion and Best First Book in the History of Religions recognize new scholarly publications that make significant contributions to the study of religion. Congratulations to the winners!

Spotlight on Teaching

New issue on "Teaching the Paranormal and the Occult," with an introduction by Fred Glennon and articles by Richard Callahan, Madeleine Castro, Darryl Caterine, Charles Emmons, Jack Hunter, and Joseph Laycock.

Academy Fund Contributors

We gratefully acknowledge these contributors to the Academy Fund. Their generous donations support AAR programs and services, including Annual Meeting Travel Grants. Thank you!

AAR Executive Director Search Underway

View the full leadership profile for the Executive Director position. Applications are now being accepted.

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