2017 Annual Meeting, Nov 18-21

Plan to join your colleagues in beautiful Boston for the 2017 AAR & SBL Annual Meetings. Advance rates end August 24. Register today!

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2018 Regional Meetings

The following Call for Papers is open:

Southwest (SWCRS)
Deadline: October 15

2017 National Humanities Conference

Register by October 27 for the NHC conference in Boston.


Soraya Shahrak

Associate Director of Meetings

Tel: 1-404-727-7972
Fax: 1-404-935-5321

Soraya Shahrak joined the AAR in October 2010. She is responsible for registration and housing at the AAR's Annual Meeting, which is held in November of each year.  Prior to work with the AAR, Soraya was a student at Metropolitan State College of Denver in Colorado and graduated with honors in 2007 with a BA in Meeting Administration.  While a student at MSCD, Soraya worked with the Golden Key International Society where she organized such events as the Annual Induction Ceremony, Annual President’s Tea, and the Better World Book Drive.  Soraya also was a Teacher’s Assistant to the Head Professor and Director of the Meeting Administration Department.

Soraya’s expertise includes vendor relations, sponsorship solicitation, and operational and logistical management, gained from more than fourteen years of increasingly responsible positions in food service and event coordination working with fast-paced, rapidly expanding companies.  She has been an event coordinator for four years previous to her employment at the AAR.