Professional Development

Webinar: Religious Studies in Television and Film: Promising Venues for Public Scholarship

We invite you to attend our webinar on April 12th at 12:00 pm ET, Religious Studies in Television and Film: Promising Venues for Public Scholarship, hosted by the Public Scholars Project, a joint initiative of the Public Understanding of Religion… Continue Reading →

Free Webinar: Religious Studies in K-12 Public Education

AAR-SW Friends, AAR and the Religious Freedom Center have partnered to provide a free webinar as part of their Public Scholars Project. They will provide a free webinar on Religious Studies in K-12 Public Education on Thursday, July 13, 2017… Continue Reading →

Resource: Studying Faith: Qualitative Methodologies for Studying Religious Communities

AAR-SW Friends, The USC Center for Religion and Civic Culture presents Studying Faith: Qualitative Methodologies for Studying Religious Congregations, a free online methods book optimized for use on smart phones and tablets. For more information, visit the USC Center for Religion and… Continue Reading →

Online Introduction to Oral History Workshop – Baylor University

AAR-SW Friends, Dr. Stephen Sloan of the Baylor University Institute for Oral History has announced that registration is now opened for their live online workshop “Getting Started with Oral History.” The workshop will be held on February 8 and 15, from 10:00… Continue Reading →

Reading Academic Hebrew Texts

AAR-SW Friends Jewish Theological Seminary is offering an online graduate level course designed to improve reading proficiency of academic Hebrew for PhD and advanced Masters students as well as career faculty. See below for full details. Jewish Theological Seminary Reading… Continue Reading →

Training in the Scientific Imaging for Humanities Collection

Friends, Exciting new training opportunity for those interested in digitizing important humanities documents. Below is the training information posted by Casey Cameron of the National Endowment for the Humanities to Cultural Heritage Imaging (CHI). A two-year training grant from the… Continue Reading →

AAR Office Nomination Deadline – September 1, 2016

AAR-SW Friends, Just a reminder that the call for National AAR Office Nominations is rapidly approaching. Nominations should be submitted by September 1, 2016. See the AAR-National posting below. The Nominations Committee is pleased to announce that the Vice President,… Continue Reading →

AAR Call for Book Series Editor – June 1, 2016

AAR-SW, The AAR Publications Committee is seeking two book series editors. See they’re call below: The AAR Publications Committee seeks two book editors: one for the Academy Series and one for the Reflection and Theory in the Study of Religion… Continue Reading →

AAR Regional Development Grant Deadline – June 1

The AAR awards each year several Regional Development Grants. The deadline for application is June 1. Regional Development Grants provide funds for special projects within the regions that promise to benefit the scholarly and professional life of AAR members and… Continue Reading →

AAR Mentoring Program Application Deadline May 15, 2016

The American Academy of Religion Mentoring program exists to provide mentoring opportunities to underrepresented groups within the society. This year, 35 applicants will be matched to participating scholar mentors for the duration of one year. Mentors will coach, share from… Continue Reading →

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