American Academy of Religion Southwest Region:
Welcome to the official website of the American Academy of Religion Southwest Region. The American Academy of Religion is an academic community that serves two primary goals for students, teachers, and scholars of religion: “(1) To promote understanding of and critical reflection on religious traditions, issues, questions, values, texts, practices, and institutions. To this end, we foster communication and exchange among teachers and scholars, and the public understanding of religion. (2) To serve the professional interests of members as students, teachers, and scholars.”
As a regional extension of the American Academy Religion, we are committed to supported the study of religion in the Southwestern United States through the following four services:
Regional News: Fostering Collaboration Across the Region
- SWCRS 2019 Annual Meeting: Wellness for Women Luncheon
- CFP: The Routledge Handbook on Middle Eastern Diasporas
- CFP: Motherhood and Mothering across Religious Traditions: A Comparative Roundtable - Comparative Studies in Religion unit, American Academy of Religion’s Annual Meeting 2019, San Diego
- Call for Articles: Seeking World History Authors for Women Who Changed The World
- Call for Articles: Islam and the category of "religion"
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