2017 Annual Meeting, Nov 18-21

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

Registration and Housing
General Information
Annual Meeting Guide
Employment Center
Online Program Book
Plenary Sessions
Twitter: #aarsbl17

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

Deadline extended: October 20


Publications Committee

Charge:  The Publications Committee coordinates the AAR's scholarly publications program. The committee works with the Academy's publisher, Oxford University Press, to develop policies and good practices governing the program and recommends the nature and number of book series and special projects.

Composition:  Up to eight members, including the book series editors and the JAAR editor.

Terms of Office:  Ex officio, five-year term (renewable once) in the case of the JAAR editor and book series editors; four years (nonrenewable) for the chair.

Member: Position/Series or Journal Editor: Term:
Theodore Vial Chair 2015–2018
Cynthia Eller Journal of the American Academy of Religion (1st term) 2016–2020
Karen Jackson-Weaver Teaching Religious Studies Series (2nd term) 2010–2019
Margaret Kamitsuka Academy Series (1st term) 2017–2021
Vincent Lloyd Reflection and Theory in the Study of Religion Series (1st term) 2017–2021
John Nemec Religion in Translation Series (1st term) 2015–2019
Robert A. Yelle Religion, Culture, and History Series (1st term) 2013–2017
Susan Snider AAR Staff Liaison