2017 Annual Meeting, Nov 18-21

Join your colleagues in Boston for the 2017 AAR & SBL Annual Meetings. Regular rates end November 16.

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Travel Visa Statement

Read this important update on travel visas for this year's Annual Meeting.

2018 Regional Meetings

The following Calls for Papers are open:

Deadline: December 15

Pacific Northwest
Deadline: January 19

Rocky Mountain-Great Plains
Deadline: October 27

Southwest (SWCRS)
Deadline extended: October 23

Upper Midwest
Deadline: January 6


Program Committee

Charge:  The Program Committee oversees the Annual Meeting Program. In addition to setting program policies, this work entails designing and reviewing the overall program structure; establishing types, categories, and regulations governing program units; approving the formation and renewal of program units; and advising the Executive Director and the Director of Meetings on important programmatic aspects of the meeting.

Composition: Program Unit Director (Chair), Vice President, one At‐Large Director, and ten AAR non‐board Members, all of whom have significant program unit experience.

Terms of Office:  Ex officio in the case of elected officers; four years for non-board Members.

Member: Position: Term:
Kathryn McClymond Chair; Program Unit Director 2017–2019
Laurie Patton Vice President 2017
Grace Ji-Sun Kim At-Large Director 2016–2018
Julie Byrne Non-Board Member 2016–2020
Martha Finch Non-Board Member 2015–2019
Shreena Gandhi Non-Board Member 2014–2018
Michelle Gonzalez Maldonado Non-Board Member 2015–2019
Juliane Hammer Non-Board Member 2017–2021
Tracey Hucks Non-Board Member 2017–2021
Tao Jiang Non-Board Member 2016–2020
Najeeba Syeed-Miller Non-Board Member 2016–2020
Linda Thomas Non-Board Member 2014–2018
Deborah Whitehead Non-Board Member 2017–2021
John R. Fitzimer AAR Executive Director; Staff Liaison  
Robert Puckett AAR Director of Meetings; Staff Liaison  

Program Committee Proceedings:

January 6–8, 2017, Program Committee Meeting

January 1517, 2016, Program Committee Meeting