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
Employment Center
Online Program Book
Plenary Sessions
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:

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

Deadline extended: October 20


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.