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2017 Annual Meeting, Nov 18-21

Plan to join your colleagues in beautiful Boston for the 2017 AAR & SBL Annual Meetings. Regular rates end November 16. Register today!

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2018 Regional Meetings

The following Calls for Papers are open:

Mid-Atlantic
Deadline: December 15

Rocky Mountain-Great Plains
Deadline: October 27

Southeast (SECSOR)
Deadline: October 15

Southwest (SWCRS)
Deadline: October 15

Upper Midwest
Deadline: January 6

Western
Deadline: October 1

2017 National Humanities Conference

Register by October 27 for the NHC conference in Boston.

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Committee on Teaching and Learning

Charge:  The Teaching and Learning Committee promotes excellence in teaching and learning in religion by developing programs for members.

Composition:  Up to six members, plus the Spotlight on Teaching editor, an ex officio position.

Terms of Office:  Four years, non-renewable.

Member: Position: Term:
Lerone Martin Chair 2014–2017
Fred Glennon Spotlight Editor 2014–2017
Sarah Jacoby Spotlight Editor 2016–2019
Rosemary P. Carbine   2017–2020
Jamil Drake   2017–2020
Boyung Lee   2014–2017
Davina Lopez   2014–2017
Kathryn Gin Lum   2016–2019
Amy Yandell AAR Staff Liaison  

Teaching and Learning Resources

Religion in the Schools

Spotlight on Teaching

Syllabus Project

Teaching About Religion: AAR Guidelines for K-12 Public Schools

Teaching and Learning Committee Newsletters:


Committee Syllabi:

 
Swasti Bhattacharyya Introduction to Biblical Heritage
Reid Locklin Catholicism
  Religious Pluralism and the Church
Tina Pippin Interpreting Sacred Texts and Traditions
  The Politics of Apocalypse
Ellen Posman Death and the Afterlife in the World’s Religions
  Religion and Violence
  Sustainability in the World’s Religions
David Ratke Medieval Christian Thought
  The European Reformations: Movements and Ideas
Susan Willhauck Graduate Project and Seminar
   

Religion and Ecology Syllabi:

 
Whitney Bauman Technology and Human Values
Willis Jenkins Environmental Ethics
  Environmental Theologies
Bobbi Patterson Religion and Ecology: Emory as Place Sustainability and Spiritual Practices
Carol Robb Environmental Ethics (Introduction to Ethics)
Laura Stivers Environmental Philosophy and Ethics