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


Susan Snider

Director of Publishing

Tel: 1-404-727-4725
Fax: 1-404-727-7959

Susan oversees the AAR's print and electronic publishing programs, which include five book series published in partnership with Oxford University Press, the Journal of the American Academy of Religion, also published by OUP, Reading Religion, the AAR's online book review website, and Religious Studies News, the AAR's web magazine managed by editor Sarah Levine. Susan is editor-in-chief of the AAR website, and serves as staff liaison to the Publications Committee. She is the former Director of Religionsource, the AAR’s online referral service for journalists, which was active from 2002 to 2015. She continues to work with journalists to provide referrals to experts on topics related to religion, and she administers the annual Award for Best In-Depth Newswriting on Religion.

Susan, a former Scholars Press manager, has been on staff since 2001. She has a bachelor’s degree in religion and philosophy from Wesleyan College.