Events

2020 Regional Meetings

Open Calls for Papers:

Eastern International
Deadline: February 1, 2020

New England-Maritimes
Deadline: February 15, 2020
 

Open Registration:

Mid-Atlantic

Midwest

Pacific Northwest

Southeast

Upper Midwest

Western

Thank You to Outgoing Program Unit Chairs (Term ended 2019)

AAR would like to thank the following Program Unit Chairs whose terms ended in 2019.

We are very grateful for their dedicated service to the Academy!

 

Gregory D. Alles

McDaniel College

Indigenous Religious Traditions Unit

 

Richard Amesbury

Arizona State University

Law, Religion, and Culture Unit

 

Shawn Arthur

Wake Forest University

Contemporary Pagan Studies Unit

 

Deborah Barer

Towson University

Scriptural Reasoning Unit

 

Chad Bauman

Butler University

Religious Conversions Unit

 

Whitney Bauman

Florida International University

New Materialism, Religion, and Planetary Thinking Seminar

 

Joseph Blankholm

University of California, Santa Barbara

Secularism and Secularity Unit

 

Ted A. Campbell

Southern Methodist University

Wesleyan and Methodist Studies Unit

 

Lucas Carmichael

University of Colorado

Transnational Religious Expression: Between Asia and North America Seminar

 

Travis Chilcott

Iowa State University

Cognitive Science of Religion Unit

 

Alexander Chow

University of Edinburgh

Chinese Christianities Seminar

 

Christie Chui-Shan Chow

City Seminary of New York

Chinese Christianities Seminar

 

Adam Clark

Xavier University

Black Theology Unit

 

David Clough

University of Chester

Animals and Religion Unit

 

Ronald S. Cole-Turner

Pittsburgh Theological Seminary

Human Enhancement and Transhumanism Unit

 

Jeremy V. Cruz

St. John’s University, New York

Latina/o Religion, Culture, and Society Unit

 

Deirdre de la Cruz

University of Michigan

New Perspectives on Religion in the Philippines Seminar

 

Amanullah De Sondy

University College Cork

Men, Masculinities, and Religions Unit

 

John-Charles Duffy

Miami University, Ohio

Religion in the American West Unit

 

Christopher Duncanson-Hales

University of Sudbury

International Development and Religion Unit

 

Karen Enriquez

Loyola Marymount University

Roman Catholic Studies Unit

 

Ken Estey

Brooklyn College

Class, Religion, and Theology Unit

 

Teresa L. Fry Brown

Emory University

Womanist Approaches to Religion and Society Unit

 

Warren S. Goldstein

Center for Critical Research on Religion

Sociology of Religion Unit

 

Marion S. Grau

MF Norwegian School of Theology, Religion, and Society

Sacred Texts, Theory, and Theological Construction Unit

 

Gregory Grieve

University of North Carolina, Greensboro

Video Gaming and Religion Seminar

 

Brett Hendrickson

Lafayette College

Religion in the American West Unit

 

Adrian Hermann

University of Bonn

New Perspectives on Religion in the Philippines Seminar

 

Alexander Y. Hwang

Saint Leo University

Religions, Borders, and Immigration Seminar

 

Mary Jo Iozzio

Boston College

Religion and Disability Studies Unit

 

Slavica Jakelic

Valparaiso University

Religion and Humanism Unit

 

Tone Stangeland Kaufman

MF Norwegian School of Theology

Practical Theology Unit

 

Pamela Klassen

University of Toronto

North American Religions Unit

 

Timothy D. Knepper

Drake University

Global-Critical Philosophy of Religion Seminar

 

Naomi Koltun-Fromm

Haverford College

Traditions of Eastern Late Antiquity Unit

 

Gereon Kopf

Luther College

Global-Critical Philosophy of Religion Seminar

 

Susan Maneck

Jackson State University

Baha’i Studies Unit

 

Lerone Martin

Washington University, St. Louis

Afro-American Religious History Unit

 

AnneMarie Mingo

Pennsylvania State University

Theology of Martin Luther King Jr. Unit

 

Kristy Nabhan-Warren

University of Iowa

Religion and the Social Sciences Unit

 

Marcella Norling

Orange Coast College

Bioethics and Religion Unit

 

Shubha Pathak

American University

Hinduism Unit

 

Richard K. Payne

Graduate Theological Union

Economics and Capitalism in the Study of Buddhism Seminar

 

Shelli Poe

Millsaps College

Schleiermacher Unit

 

Leonard Norman Primiano

Cabrini University

Folklore and Religion Seminar

 

Kerstin Radde-Antweiler

Video Gaming and Religion Seminar

University of Bremen

 

Fabio Rambelli

University of California, Santa Barbara

Economics and Capitalism in the Study of Buddhism Seminar

 

Randall Reed

Appalachian State University

Emerging Church, Millenials, and Religion Seminar

 

Arthur Remillard

Saint Francis University

Religion, Sport, and Play Unit

 

Cynthia Rigby

Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

Reformed Theology and History Unit

 

Marcia C. Robinson

Syracuse University

Kierkegaard, Religion, and Culture Unit

 

James Robson

Harvard University

Buddhism Unit

 

Mary-Jane Rubenstein

Wesleyan University

Philosophy of Religion Unit

 

Kevin Schilbrack

Appalachian State University

Body and Religion Unit

 

John Sheveland

Gonzaga University

Interreligious and Interfaith Studies Unit

 

Pashaura Singh

University of California, Riverside

Sikh Studies Unit

 

Santiago H. Slabodsky

Hofstra University

Liberation Theologies Unit

 

Roger A. Sneed

Furman University

Gay Men and Religion Unit

 

Carole Dale Spencer

George Fox University

Quaker Studies Unit

 

Hamsa Stainton

McGill University

Religion in South Asia Unit

 

Chris Tirres

DePaul University

Religions in the Latina/o Americas Unit

 

Mary Evelyn Tucker

Yale University

New Materialism, Religion, and Planetary Thinking Seminar

 

John Turner (in memoriam)

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Platonism and Neoplatonism Unit

 

Elena Valussi

Loyola University, Chicago

Daoist Studies Unit

 

Michael Waggoner

University of Northern Iowa

Religion and Public Schools: International Perspectives Unit

 

David Walker

University of California, Santa Barbara

Critical Theory and Discourses on Religion Unit

 

Stephen Wehmeyer

Champlain College

Folklore and Religion Seminar

 

Glenn Young

Rockhurst University

Christian Spirituality Unit

 

Thelathia Young

Bucknell University

Queer Studies in Religion Unit

 

Jason R. Zaborowski

Bradley University

Middle Eastern Christianity Unit

 

Michael Zbaraschuk

Pacific Lutheran University

Emerging Church, Millenials, and Religion Seminar

 

Michael Zogry

University of Kansas

Native Traditions in the Americas Unit