Events

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
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Employment Center
Online Program Book
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:

Mid-Atlantic
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

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Status of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex, & Queer Persons in the Profession

Charge: This committee recommends policies and good practices to assure the full access and academic freedom of LGBTIQ persons within the Academy and develops programs to enhance their status in the profession.

Composition:  Up to six members.

Terms of Office:  Four years, non-renewable.

Member: Position: Term:
Kathleen T. Talvacchia Chair 2016–2017
Cameron Partridge   2014–2017
Roger Sneed   2017–2020
Max Strassfeld   2015–2018
Randall Styers   2016–2019
Thelathia Young   2013–2017
Jack Fitzmier AAR Staff Liaison  

Status of LGBTIQ Persons in the Profession Committee is on Facebook


Ask the Diva
If you are experiencing issues of special concern to LGBTIQ scholars of religion, the Diva can help! What questions do you have about graduate school, career development, teaching, etc.? Submit your question online and members of the Status of LGBTIQ Persons in the Profession Committee will respond. Your confidentiality is assured; you may use an anonymous e-mail address if you wish. With your permission, the questions will be posted anonymously in Religious Studies News.


2016 Annual Meeting Activities

The committee has highlighted a number of sessions on the 2016 Annual Meeting program that may be of interest to LGBTIQ scholars. See the highlights in the online Program Book or you can print out a selected list (PDF).

Opportunities

Job descriptions, calls for papers/proposals, and conference information relevant to LGBTIQ Studies in religion will be posted in this section when they come up. Have a story or idea you'd like to share, or a question about the committee? Please e-mail any of the members listed above.
 
Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies in Religion and Ministry

Committee on the Status of Racial and Ethnic Minorities in the Profession

Committee on the Status of Women in the Profession

Queer Studies in Religion Unit

Lesbian-Feminisms and Religion Unit

Gay Men and Religion Unit