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AAR Annual Meeting
San Diego, CA
November 22-25, 2014

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Program Units
Academic Relations Committee and Public Understanding of Religion Committee
African Diaspora Religions Group
African Religions Group
African Religions Group and Lesbian-Feminist Issues and Religion Group
African Religions Group, Comparative Approaches to Religion and Violence Group, Religion, Holocaust, and Genocide Group, and Religions, Social Conflict, and Peace Group
African Religions Group, International Development and Religions Group, Religion and Ecology Group, and Religions, Social Conflict, and Peace Group
Afro-American Religious History Group
Afro-American Religious History Group and Pentecostal–Charismatic Movements Group
Afro-American Religious History Group and Western Esotericism Group
American Academy of Religion and Society of Biblical Literature
Animals and Religion Group
Animals and Religion Group and Death, Dying, and Beyond Group
Animals and Religion Group and Tibetan and Himalayan Religions Group
Animals and Religion Group, Religion and Disability Studies Group, SBL Healthcare and Disability in the Ancient World, and SBL History and Literature of Early Rabbinic Judaism Group
Anthropology of Religion Group
Anthropology of Religion Group and Religion and Migration Group
Anthropology of Religion Group and Religion and Sexuality Group
Arts, Film, Literature, Media, Popular Culture, Visual Culture, and Religion Cluster
Arts, Literature, and Religion Section
Arts, Literature, and Religion Section and Childhood Studies and Religion Group
Arts, Literature, and Religion Section and SBL Bible and Visual Art Section
Arts, Literature, and Religion Section, Childhood Studies and Religion Group, Chinese Religions Group, and Japanese Religions Group
Arts, Literature, and Religion Section, Interreligious and Interfaith Studies Group, Music and Religion Group, and Religion, Film, and Visual Culture Group and Society for the Arts in Religious and Theological Studies
Arts, Literature, and Religion Section, Mormon Studies Group, New Religious Movements Group, Religion and Popular Culture Group, and Religion and Science Fiction Group
Asian North American Religion, Culture, and Society Group
Asian North American Religion, Culture, and Society Group, Law, Religion, and Culture Group, Religion and Migration Group, and Religion in Latin America and the Caribbean Group
Augustine and Augustinianisms Group
Augustine and Augustinians Group and Kierkegaard, Religion, and Culture Group
Bible in Racial, Ethnic, and Indigenous Communities Group
Bible in Racial, Ethnic, and Indigenous Communities Group, Black Theology Group, Womanist Approaches to Religion and Society Group, SBL Feminist Hermeneutics of the Bible Group, SBL Women in the Biblical World Section, and SBL Minoritized Criticism Group
Bible, Theology, and Postmodernity Group
Bible, Theology, and Postmodernity Group and Religions, Medicines, and Healing Group
Bible, Theology, and Postmodernity Group and SBL Biblical Literature and Hermeneutics of Trauma Consultation
Bioethics and Religion Group
Black Theology Group
Black Theology Group, Contemporary Islam Group, International Development and Religion Group, Liberation Theologies Group, and Religion, Colonialism, and Postcolonialism Group
Body and Religion Group
Body and Religion Group and Religion, Affect, and Emotion Group
Bonhoeffer: Theology and Social Analysis Group
Bonhoeffer: Theology and Social Analysis Group and Transformative Scholarship and Pedagogy Group
Buddhism in the West Group
Buddhism Section
Buddhism Section and Buddhism in the West Group
Buddhism Section and Jain Studies Group
Buddhism Section and Religion and Sexuality Group
Buddhism Section, Tantric Studies Group, Tibetan and Himalayan Religions Group, and Yoga in Theory and Practice Group
Buddhist Critical––Constructive Reflection Group
Buddhist Philosophy Group
Buddhist Philosophy Group and Religions in Chinese and Indian Cultures: A Comparative Perspective Group
Childhood Studies and Religion Group
Childhood Studies and Religion Group and Confucian Traditions Group
Childhood Studies and Religion Group and Religion and Popular Culture Group
Childhood Studies and Religion Group and Religion, Holocaust, and Genocide Group
Childhood Studies and Religion Group and SBL Children in the Biblical World Section
Chinese Religions Group
Chinese Religions Group and Daoist Studies Group
Christian Spirituality Group
Christian Spirituality Group and Contemplative Studies Group
Christian Spirituality Group and Psychology, Culture, and Religion Group
Christian Spirituality Group and SBL Ecological Hermeneutics Group
Christian Systematic Theology Section
Christian Systematic Theology Section and Comparative Theology Group
Christian Systematic Theology Section and Theology and Religious Reflection Section and Ecclesiological Investigations Group and Roman Catholic Studies Group
Christian Systematic Theology Section and Transhumanism and Religion Group
Christian Zionism in Comparative Perspective Seminar
Class, Religion, and Theology Group
Cognitive Science of Religion Group
Cognitive Science of Religion Group and International Association for the Cognitive Science of Religion
Comparative Approaches to Religion and Violence Group
Comparative Approaches to Religion and Violence Group and Critical Theory and Discourses on Religion Group
Comparative Approaches to Religion and Violence Group and SBL Violence and Representations of Violence Among Jews and Christians Section
Comparative Approaches to Religion and Violence Group and SBL Warfare in Ancient Israel Group
Comparative Religious Ethics Group
Comparative Religious Ethics Group and Religion and Food Group
Comparative Studies in Religion Section
Comparative Theology Group
Comparative Theology Group and Interreligious and Interfaith Studies Group
Confucian Traditions Group
Contemplative Studies Group
Contemporary Islam Group
Contemporary Islam Group and Death, Dying, and Beyond Group
Contemporary Islam Group and Religion in Southeast Asia Group
Contemporary Pagan Studies Group
Contemporary Pagan Studies Group and Ritual Studies Group
Contemporary Pagan Studies Group, Gay Men and Religion Group, Lesbian-Feminist Issues in Religion Group, Men, Masculinities, and Religion Group, and Religious Conversions Group
Critical Approaches to Hip-Hop and Religion Group
Critical Approaches to Hip-Hop and Religion Group and Indigenous Religious Traditions Group
Critical Approaches to Hip-Hop and Religion Group and Religion and Popular Culture Group
Critical Theory and Discourses on Religion Group
Cultural History of the Study of Religion Group
Cultural History of the Study of Religion Group and SBL Religious World of Late Antiquity Section
Daoist Studies Group
Death, Dying, and Beyond Group
Eastern Orthodox Studies Group
Eastern Orthodox Studies Group and SBL Greek Bible Section
Eastern Orthodox Studies Group, Middle Eastern Christianity Group, and World Christianity Group
Ecclesial Practices Group
Ecclesial Practices Group and Practical Theology Group
Ecclesiological Investigations Group
Ecclesiological Investigations Group and Vatican II Studies Group
Ethics Section
Ethics Section and SBL Midrash Section
Evangelical Studies Group
Evangelical Studies Group and Christian Theological Research Fellowship
Feminist Theory and Religious Reflection Group
Feminist Theory and Religious Reflection Group and Indigenous Religious Traditions Group
Gay Men and Religion Group
Gay Men and Religion Group and Law, Religion, and Culture Group
Gay Men and Religion Group and Pentecostal–Charismatic Movements Group
Global Perspectives on Religion and HIV/AIDS Seminar
Grab Bag
Graduate Student Committee
Graduate Student Committee Leadership Development Series
Hinduism Group
Hinduism Group and Jain Studies Group
Hinduism Group and Law, Religion, and Culture Group
History of Christianity Section
History of Christianity Section and Religion in Europe and the Mediterranean World, 500–-1650 CE Group
History of Christianity Section and Religion in Europe Group
Holmes Welch and the Study of Buddhism in Twentieth-Century China Seminar
Indigenous Religious Traditions Group
International Development and Religion Group
International Development and Religion Group and Scriptural Reasoning Group
International Development and Religion Group, Religions in Chinese and Indian Cultures: A Comparative Perspective Group, Ritual Studies Group, and Space, Place, and Religion Group
Interreligious and Interfaith Studies Group
Interreligious and Interfaith Studies Group and Religion, Holocaust, and Genocide Group
Interreligious Reflections on Immigration Seminar
Islamic Mysticism Group
Jain Studies Group
Japanese Religions Group
Japanese Religions Group and Religion and Popular Culture Group
Kierkegaard, Religion, and Culture Group
Kierkegaard, Religion, and Culture Group and Niebuhr Society
Korean Religions Group
Korean Religions Group and Space, Place, and Religion Group
Latina/o Critical and Comparative Studies Group
Latina/o Critical and Comparative Studies Group and Religion in Latin America and the Caribbean Group
Latina/o Religion, Culture, and Society Group
Latina/o Religion, Culture, and Society Group, Lesbian-Feminist Issues in Religion Group, Transformative Scholarship and Pedagogy Group, and SBL Bible and Cultural Studies Section
Law, Religion, and Culture Group
Lesbian-Feminist Issues and Religion Group
Liberal Theologies Group
Liberal Theologies Group and Religion in the American West Group
Liberal Theologies Group, Open and Relational Theologies Group, Religion and Ecology Group, and Wesleyan Studies Group
Liberation Theologies Group
Martin Luther and Global Lutheran Traditions Group
Martin Luther and Global Lutheran Traditions Group and Music and Religion Group
Material Islam Seminar
Men, Masculinities, and Religions Group
Middle Eastern Christianity Group
Middle Eastern Christianity Group and SBL Ecological Hermeneutics Section and SBL Syriac Literature and Interpretations of Sacred Texts Section
Moral Injury and Recovery in Religion, Society, and Culture Group
Mormon Studies Group
Mormon Studies Group and Sociology of Religion Group
Music and Religion Group
Music and Religion Group and Religions, Medicines, and Healing Group
Mysticism Group
Mysticism Group and Quaker Studies Group
Mysticism Group and Ritual Studies Group
Native Traditions in the Americas Group
Native Traditions in the Americas Group and Religion and Ecology Group
Native Traditions in the Americas Group and Religion in Latin America and Caribbean Group
Native Traditions in the Americas Group and Religions, Social Conflict, and Peace Group
New Religious Movements Group
Nineteenth Century Theology Group
North American Hinduism Group
North American Hinduism Group, Religion, Film, and Visual Culture Group, and Religion, Media, and Culture Group
North American Religions Section
North American Religions Section and Religion and Popular Culture Group
North American Religions Section and Religion in Latin America and the Caribbean Group
North American Religions Section and Roman Catholic Studies Group
North American Religions Section, Afro-American Religious History Group, Asian North American Religion, Culture, and Society Group, and Latina/o Critical and Comparative Studies Group and Native Traditions in the Americas Group
North American Religions Section, Study of Judaism Section, Religion and Food Group, and Space, Place, and Religion Group
Open and Relational Theologies Group
Pentecostal––Charismatic Movements Group
Pentecostal–Charismatic Movements Group and World Christianity Group
Philosophy of Religion Section
Philosophy of Religion Section and Theology and Religious Reflection Section
Platonism and Neoplatonism Group
Practical Theology Group
Pragmatism and Empiricism in American Religious Thought Group
Psychology, Culture, and Religion Group
Psychology, Culture, and Religion Group and Religions, Medicines, and Healing Group
Public Understanding of Religion Committee and Religion and Politics Section
Public University Department Chairs
Publications Committee and Teaching and Learning Committee
Quaker Studies Group
Queer Studies in Religion Group
Queer Studies in Religion Group and Religion, Colonialism, and Postcolonialism Group
Queer Studies in Religion Group and Tillich: Issues in Theology, Religion, and Culture Group
Queer Studies in Religion Group and Western Esotericism Group
Queer Studies in Religion Group, Religion and Sexuality Group, and Religion, Colonialism, and Postcolonialism Group
Qur'an Group
Qur'an Group and SBL Qur'an and Biblical Literature Group
Qur'an Group and Scriptural/Contextual Ethics Group
Reformed Theology and History Group
Reformed Theology and History Group and Schleiermacher Group
Religion and Cities Group
Religion and Disability Studies Group
Religion and Ecology Group
Religion and Ecology Group and Scriptural/Contextual Ethics Group
Religion and Ecology Group, Science, Technology, and Religion Group, and <i>Zygon: Journal of Religion and Science</i>
Religion and Food Group
Religion and Food Group and Religion and Migration Group
Religion and Humanism Group
Religion and Migration Group
Religion and Politics Section
Religion and Popular Culture Group
Religion and Popular Culture Group, Religion, Film, and Visual Culture Group, and Religion, Media, and Culture Group
Religion and Public Schools: International Perspectives Group
Religion and Science Fiction Group
Religion and Science Fiction Group and Religion, Film, and Visual Cultures Group
Religion and Sexuality Group
Religion and Sexuality Group and Religion, Colonialism, and Postcolonialism Group
Religion and South Asia Section and Jain Studies Group
Religion and the Literary in Tibet Seminar
Religion and the Social Sciences Section
Religion and the Social Sciences Section and Psychology, Culture, and Religion Group
Religion and the Social Sciences Section and Religion and Cities Group
Religion and the Social Sciences Section, Religious Conversions Group, Secularism and Secularity Group, and Sociology of Religion Group
Religion and US Empire Seminar
Religion in Europe and the Mediterranean World, 500–-1650 CE Group
Religion in Europe Group
Religion in Europe Group and Secularism and Secularity Group
Religion in Latin America and the Caribbean Group
Religion in South Asia Section
Religion in South Asia Section and Jain Studies Group
Religion in South Asia Section and Sikh Studies Group
Religion in South Asia Section and Study of Islam Section and Hinduism Group and Jain Studies Group and Sikh Studies Group
Religion in Southeast Asia Group
Religion in the American West Group
Religion, Affect, and Emotion Group
Religion, Affect, and Emotion Group and Religion, Media, and Culture Group
Religion, Colonialism, and Postcolonialism Group
Religion, Film, and Visual Culture Group
Religion, Holocaust, and Genocide Group
Religion, Media, and Culture Group
Religion, Memory, History Group
Religion, Memory, History Group and Ricoeur Group
Religion, Sport, and Play Group
Religions in Chinese and Indian Cultures: A Comparative Perspective Group
Religions, Medicines, and Healing Group
Religions, Social Conflict, and Peace Group
Religious Conversions Group
Responsible Research Practices Seminar
Ricoeur Group
Ricoeur Group and Theology and Continental Philosophy Group
Ritual Studies Group
Ritual Studies Group and Sociology of Religion Group
Ritual Studies Group and Western Esotercism Group
Roman Catholic Studies Group
Roman Catholic Studies Group and European Society for the Study of Western Esotericism
Schleiermacher Group
Science, Technology, and Religion Group
Scriptural Reasoning Group
Scriptural/Contextual Ethics Group
Scriptural/Contextual Ethics Group and SBL Ethics and Biblical Interpretation Section
Scriptural/Contextual Ethics Group and Scriptural Reasoning Group
Secularism and Secularity Group
Secularism and Secularity Group and Yoga in Theory and Practice Group
Sikh Studies Group
Social Theory and Religion Cluster
Sociology of Religion Group
Sociology of Religion Group and <i>Critical Research on Religion</i>
Space, Place, and Religion Group
Space, Place, and Religion Group and SBL Space, Place, and Lived Experience in Antiquity Section
Stand-alone MA Programs in Religion Seminar
Status of Racial and Ethnic Minorities in the Profession Committee and Status of Women in the Profession Committee
Student Lounge Roundtable
Study of Islam Section
Study of Islam Section and Religion and Sexuality Group
Study of Islam Section, Contemporary Islam Group, and Islamic Mysticism Group
Study of Islam Section, Women and Religion Section, Anthropology of Religion Group, Men, Masculinities, and Religion Group, Queer Studies in Religion Group, and Religion and Sexuality Group
Study of Judaism Section
Tantric Studies Group
Tantric Studies Group and Tibetan and Himalayan Studies Group
Tantric Studies Group and Yogācāra Studies Group
Teaching Religion Section
Teaching Religion Section and Anthropology of Religion Group
Teaching Religion Section and SBL Teaching Biblical Studies in an Undergraduate Liberal Arts Context Group
Teaching Religion Section and Wabash Center for Teaching and Learning in Theology and Religion
Theology and Continental Philosophy Group
Theology and Religious Reflection Section
Theology and Religious Reflection Section and Theology and Continental Philosophy Group
Theology of Martin Luther King Jr. Group
Tibetan and Himalayan Religions Group
Tillich: Issues in Theology, Religion, and Culture Group
Traditions of Eastern Late Antiquity Group
Transformative Scholarship and Pedagogy Group
Transhumanism and Religion Group
Vatican II Studies Group
Wesleyan Studies Group
Western Esotericism Group
Western Esotericism Group and SBL Esotericism and Mysticism in Antiquity Group
Womanist Approaches to Religion and Society Group
Women and Religion Section
Women and Religion Section and Anthropology of Religion Group
Women and Religion Section and Contemporary Islam Group
Women and Religion Section and Contemporary Pagan Studies Group
Women and Religion Section and Eastern Orthodox Studies Group
Women and Religion Section and Liberation Theologies Group
Women and Religion Section and Men, Masculinities, and Religion Group
Women and Religion Section and Ritual Studies Group
Women and Religion Section and Yoga in Theory and Practice Group
Women and Religion Section, Latina/o Critical and Comparative Studies Group, Native Traditions in the Americas Group, and Religion in Latin America and the Caribbean Group
Women and Religion Section, Womanist Approaches to Religion and Society Group, and Women of Color Scholarship, Teaching, and Activism Group
Women of Color Scholarship, Teaching, and Activism Group
World Christianity Group
Yoga in Theory and Practice Group
Yogācāra Studies Group