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  • CFP Columbia Religion and Politics Graduate Student Conference

    CFP Columbia Religion and Politics Graduate Student Conference

    Happy New Year to the AAR-SW! Columbia University’s Department of Religion invites graduate students to submit proposals for their upcoming Graduate Student Conference entitled “Legitimacy-Mythology-Epistemology: Religion and the Concept of the Political. The conference will be held on April 7, 2018. Interested participants should submit 300 word proposals via email to columbiareligion@gmail.com by January 19, […]

  • AAR Officer Elections (Voting Closes Nov 13)

    AAR Officer Elections (Voting Closes Nov 13)

    AAR-SW Friends, Don’t forget to vote for in this year’s AAR Officer Elections. Voting closes November 13 (Tomorrow!). We have several representatives from the Southwest Region on the ballot this year for national offices. The AAR Nominations Committee has placed the following candidates on this year’s ballot: Vice President: José Cabezón and Jacob K. Olupona…

  • AAR Officer Elections

    AAR Officer Elections

    AAR-SW Friends, Don’t forget to vote for in this year’s AAR Officer Elections. We have several representatives from the Southwest Region on the ballot this year for national offices. The AAR Nominations Committee has placed the following candidates on this year’s ballot: Vice President: José Cabezón and Jacob K. Olupona Secretary: Kimberly Rae Connor and…

  • Conference: The Bible and the Reformation

    Conference: The Bible and the Reformation

    AAR-SW Friends, The Baylor University Institute for Studies of Religion and Westminster Theological Seminary invite you to attend their 2017 Symposium on Faith and Culture on “The Bible and the Reformation.” The Symposium will be held on October 25-27, 2017 at Baylor University. Interested participants may register online at the conference website. Relevant Links: Conference Website.…

  • Conference Announcement: The Bible and the Reformation

    Conference Announcement: The Bible and the Reformation

    AAR-SW Friends, The Baylor University Institute for Studies of Religion and Westminster Theological Seminary invite you to attend their 2017 Symposium on Faith and Culture on “The Bible and the Reformation.” The Symposium will be held on October 25-27, 2017 at Baylor University. Interested participants may register online at the conference website. Relevant Links: Conference Website.…

  • CFP: Bodies/Borders in Jewish Women’s Comics

    CFP: Bodies/Borders in Jewish Women’s Comics

    AAR-SW Friends, Editors Heike Bauer, Andrea Greenbaum, and Sarah Lightman are seeking contributions for their forthcoming volume Bodies/Borders in Jewish Women’s Comics. Interested contributors should examine the full CFP below and contact the editors for further information. Scholarship and publications on Jewish women and comics have grown considerably over the last five years. Studies such as the Eisner Award-winning Graphic…

  • Jews in the Americas: A Visiting Research Fellowship at the University of Florida

    The Alexander Grass Chair in Jewish History and the Isser and Rae Price Library of Judaica at the University of Florida are pleased to invite applications for short-term research fellowships during the 2017-2018 academic year. Researchers studying different aspects of the Jewish experience in Latin America, the Caribbean, and the southern regions of the United…

  • Deadline Extended – CFP: The Bible and the Reformation

    Deadline Extended – CFP: The Bible and the Reformation

    AAR-SW Friends, The Baylor University Institute for Studies of Religion and Westminster Theological Seminary have announced the call for papers for their 2017 Symposium on Faith and Culture on “The Bible and the Reformation.” The Symposium will be held on October 25-27, 2017 at Baylor University. Paper proposals of no more than 750 words should…

  • Symposium Reminder: “Faith and Politics” (San Antonio)

    Symposium Reminder: “Faith and Politics” (San Antonio)

    AAR-SW Friends, Baptist University of the Americas in San Antonio, TX has announced the T.B. Maston Symposium on Christian Ethics to be held on April 3-4, 2017. The topic is “Faith and Politics” and will feature:Mr. Stephen K. Reeves; Dr. Carl Johnson, Reverend and Dr. Myles Werntz. Regional scholars are invited to attend. [Click here for the symposium…

  • SWCRS Recap: TAK Student Papers

    SWCRS Recap: TAK Student Papers

    The 2017 Theta Alpha Kappa session SWCRS featured three excellent undergraduate presentations this year. An engaged audience heard Jaclyn T. Barber’s paper, “Towards a Universal Theocentrism: A Critical Analysis of Gordon Kaufman’s Theology” (TCU); Mary Kathryn Cook’s “Ezekiel Through a Native American Lens” (SEU); and Christopher Walker’s “Sarah and Abraham in Gerar: Revisiting the Moral…