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


2017 Humanities Advocacy Day

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2017 NHA Annual Meeting & Humanities Advocacy Day

Monday, March 13, 2017 – Tuesday, March 14, 2017

This National Humanities Alliance yearly event provides opportunities for participants to connect with a growing network of humanities leaders from around the country; communicate the value of humanities research, education, programming, and preservation to Members of Congress; explore national humanities policy; and become year-round advocates for the humanities. Sessions and events will be held at George Washington University and on Capitol Hill.

To register, click here.

Registration Deadline
Advance $​85 January 10
Regular $100 March 3


Monday, March 13
9:00 AM to ​4:30 PM
National ​Humanities ​Alliance ​Annual ​Meeting
​George Washington ​University
Marvin ​Center

Monday, ​March 13
5:30 ​PM to ​7:30 PM
Capitol ​Hill Reception

Tuesday, ​March ​14
9:00 ​AM ​to ​4:00 PM
Humanities ​Advocacy Day
Senate ​and House ​Office Buildings


A block of rooms at the Capitol Hill Hotel is reserved for participants at a discounted rate of $249/night on March 11–15. Click the hotel registration link on the confirmation page after checkout or visit and follow the booking link on the Annual Meeting & Advocacy Day page. Availability is limited and hotel reservations must be made no later than February 9, 2017.

The AAR is a member of the National Humanities Alliance and a proud sponsor of Humanities Advocacy Day.