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


ACLS Fellowship Competitions

The American Council of Learned Societies announces the 2017–18 ACLS fellowship competitions. ACLS offers fellowship programs that promote the full spectrum of humanities and humanistic social sciences research and support scholars at the advanced graduate student level through all stages of the academic career. Comprehensive information and eligibility criteria for all programs can be found at

2017–18 Competitions Deadlines
ACLS Collaborative Research Fellowships September 27, 2017
ACLS Fellowships September 27, 2017
Burkhardt Residential Fellowships for Recently Tenured Scholars September 27, 2017
Luce/ACLS Dissertation Fellowships in American Art October 25, 2017
Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowships October 25, 2017
Luce/ACLS Program in Religion, Journalism & International Affairs (RJIA) October 25, 2017
African Humanities Program November 2, 2017
ACLS Programs in China Studies November 8, 2017
The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Program in Buddhist Studies November 15, 2017
Mellon/ACLS Public Fellows Program for Recent PhDs March 2018

The AAR has been a member of the ACLS since 1979.