2019 Regional Meetings

Open Calls for Papers:

Upper Midwest
(CFP Deadline: February 22, 2019)

Open Registration:



New England-Maritimes

Rocky Mountain-Great Plains




NEMAAR Past Co-sponsored Events

These are some of the events NEMAAR has co-sponsored since the inception of this approach. We have also co-sponsored the 2010–2012 regional meetings with the Mid-Atlantic Region (MAR-AAR) and Mid-Atlantic SBL. We welcome proposals for events from regional members.

  • Ways of Knowing: Graduate Conference on Religion, Harvard Divinity School, October 23–25, 2014
  • Anti-Judaism and Its Implications: A Symposium, Colby College, April 27, 2014
  • Beasts, Monsters and the Fantastic in the Religious Imagination, Brown University, February 28–March 1, 2014
  • Ways of Knowing: Graduate Conference on Religion, Harvard Divinity School, October 25–26, 2013
  • Ways of Knowing: Graduate Conference on Religion, Harvard Divinity School, October 26–27, 2012
  • Envisioning Alternative Academic Careers Workshop, Boston University, October 7–8, 2012
  • Muslim Women and the Challenge of Authority: Lecture Series Spring 2012 and Conference, Boston University, March 31, 2012
  • Authenticity, Origins, and Authority in the Practice and Study of Religion, Brown University, March 16–17, 2012
  • What Would It Take to Move the Map?: Abrahamic Religions on the Silk Road, Episcopal Divinity School, March 3, 2012
  • Theological Times: A Gathering for Doctoral Students of Theology, Boston, MA, February 18–19, 2011
  • The Changing Contours of World Mission and Christianity (a centennial acknowledgment of the 1910 Edinburgh Missionary Conference), November 4–7, 2010, Boston Theological Institute
  • The Architecture of Minds and Cultures: Prospects and Problems of Cognitive Approaches in the Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences, March 26–27, 2010, Brown University (graduate conference)
  • Entering the Waters of Bethesda: Health Care, Body, and Spirituality, March 25, 2010, Pacific, Asia, and North Asian American Women in Theology and Ministry (PANAAWTM)
  • Strange Bedfellows: Religion and Anarchism, November 21, 2009, Charter Oak Cultural Center
  • Northeast Ethics Colloquium, Brown University, April 3, 2009, Joshua Vaillancourt
  • What the Gods Demand: Sacrifice in Mediterranean Antiquity, Boston University, November 19–21, 2008, Jennifer Knust and Zsuzsanna Varhelyi
  • Jerusalem of the Jews, Christians, and Muslims — An Evening of Common Roots, Greenberg Center for Judaic Studies of the University of Hartford
  • The Wormy Corpus: Worms, Parasites, and the Body in Religion, Medicine, and History, Boston University, April 19–20, 2008
  • Graven Images: Religion in Comic Books and Graphic Novels, Luce Program in Scripture and Literary Arts at Boston University, April 12–13, 2008. This conference resulted in a book publication, Graven Images: Religion in Comic Books and Graphic Novels (Continuum International Publishing, 2010)
  • Middle Passage: Conversations on Black Religion in the American Diaspora, Yale University, April 3–5, 2008
  • Imitate the Mystery You Celebrate…”: An Academic Symposium on the Relationship of Lex Orandi and Lex Agendi — Liturgy and Ethics, Jesuit Institute at Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA, March 23–25, 2007
  • Overcoming the Legacy of Slavery in the Lives of Girls and Women: Public Conference at Brandeis University, Waltham, MA, October 15–16, 2006
  • Christ in Contemporary Cultures: A Cultural Studies Conference at Gordon College, Wenham, MA, September 28–30, 2006
  • Transformational Learning: A Workshop on Service-Learning Pedagogy for the New England/Maritimes Region of the AAR, Stonehill College, MA, September 22, 2006, Joseph A. Favazza and F. Michael McLain
  • Jewish-Catholic Dialogue: Conference at Saint Francis Xavier University, Antigonish, Nova Scotia, September 14–15, 2006
  • Hagar, Sarah, and Their Children: Jewish, Christian, and Muslim Perspectives — a dinner/lecture on the new book by Letty Russell and Phyllis Trible, Charter Oak Cultural Center, Hartford, CT, April 17, 2006