Publication Opportunity: Islam and the Category of “Religion”

AAR-SW Friends, Dr. Hussein Ahmad Kahn has announced that the Pakistan Journal of Historical Studies (Indiana University Press) is seeking articles for a guest edited issue of the journal to be published in the summer of 2019. The theme is ‘Islam… Continue Reading →

CFP: Sacred Troubling Topics in Hebrew Bible, New Testament, and Qur’an

AAR-SW Friends, Dr. Roberta Sabbath is seeking panelists to participate in the upcoming American Comparative Literature Association Annual Meeting on Mar 7-10 at Georgetown University. The proposed seminar topic focuses on the Sacred Troubling Topics in Hebrew Bible, New Testament, and… Continue Reading →

ACLS Scholars & Society Research Fellowships

AAR-SW Friends, The American Council of Learned Societies for Advancing the Humanities is now accepting applications for their 2019-2020 research fellowships. Completed applications must be submitted through the ACLS online fellowship and grant administration system no later than 9 pm… Continue Reading →

AAR Research Grant Deadline (Aug 1, 2018)

2018-2019 AAR Research Grant cycle is open. Application deadline is 11:59 PM Eastern Time on August 1, 2018. To fulfill its commitment to advance research in religion, the AAR each year grants awards ranging from $500 to $5000 to support projects… Continue Reading →

Looking to the Future The AAR’s New Long-Range Plan

The AAR has announced a new long-range plan that provides a framework for growth and change in the coming years. Organized around four key priorities, the plan addresses concerns from AAR members, issues faced by religion scholars and humanities professionals,… Continue Reading →

AAR: Award for Excellence in Teaching Nominations (Aug 1, 2018)

The AAR’s Teaching & Learning Committee is seeking nominations for the 2019 Excellence in Teaching Award. The committee is looking for practitioners who have developed innovative and/or exceptionally effective teaching methods, courses, and curricular materials, including the incorporation of technology in the classroom,… Continue Reading →

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AAR-SW Friends, The AAR-SW Facebook group serves as the virtual meeting place of the Southwest Region of the AAR. This network keeps us connected in between our annual regional meetings. This space gives us an opportunity to share CFPs, publication opportunities,… Continue Reading →

CFP: 28th Annual Texas Medieval Association Conference

Texas Tech University will host the 28th annual conference of the Texas Medieval Association, late Thursday through Saturday, on the last week end of October in 2018. The very preliminary conference schedule, with aspects still under negotiation, is as follows:… Continue Reading →

Sexuality and Greco-Roman Religions Publication Opportunity

AAR-SW Friends, The journal Religions has announced a CFP for its special issue on “Sexuality and Greco-Roman Religions.” Portential authors should submit manuscripts for review by August 1, 2018. Below is the full CFP. Website: The journal Religions (ISSN 2077-1444) is… Continue Reading →

AAR 2018 Denver Early Bird Registration Deadline

AAR-SW Friends, Don’t forget to register for the 2018 AAR Annual Meeting, which will be held November 17-20 in Denver, Colorado. Early Bird rates expire after June 28, so be sure to register by then and take advantage of the steep discount AAR members receive…. Continue Reading →

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