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AAR Annual Meeting
Atlanta, GA
November 21-24, 2015

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Program Units
African Diaspora Religions Group
African Religions Group
Afro-American Religious History Group
Animals and Religion Group
Anthropology of Religion Group
Arts, Film, Literature, Media, Popular Culture, Visual Culture, and Religion Cluster
Arts, Literature, and Religion Section
Asian North American Religion, Culture, and Society Group
Augustine and Augustinianisms Group
Bible in Racial, Ethnic, and Indigenous Communities Group
Bible, Theology, and Postmodernity Group
Bioethics and Religion Group
Black Theology Group
Body and Religion Group
Bonhoeffer: Theology and Social Analysis Group
Buddhism in the West Group
Buddhism Section
Buddhist Critical––Constructive Reflection Group
Buddhist Philosophy Group
Childhood Studies and Religion Group
Chinese Christianities Seminar
Chinese Religions Group
Christian Spirituality Group
Christian Systematic Theology Section
Class, Religion, and Theology Group
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: African Diaspora Religions Group and Native Traditions in the Americas Group
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: African Religions Group and Lesbian-Feminist Issues and Religion Group and Religions, Social Conflict, and Peace Group
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: African Religions Group and Men, Masculinities, and Religion Group
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Afro-American Religious History Group and Theology of Martin Luther King Jr. Group
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Animals and Religion Group and Western Esotericism Group
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Animals and Religion Group, Religion, Colonialism, and Postcolonialism Group, and Religion and Ecology Group
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Anthropology of Religion Group and Ritual Studies Group
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Arts, Literature, and Religion Section, Bioethics and Religion Group, and Religion and Disability Studies Group
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Bible in Racial, Ethnic, and Indigenous Communities Group and SBL African American Biblical Hermeneutics Section, and SBL Queer Studies and the Bible Section
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Body and Religion Group and Tillich: Issues in Theology, Religion, and Culture Group
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Bonhoeffer: Theology and Social Analysis Group and SBL Theological Interpretation of Scripture Group
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Buddhist Philosophy Group and Kierkegaard, Religion, and Culture Group and Yogācāra Studies Group
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Christian Spirituality Group and Mysticism Group
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Cognitive Science of Religion Group and Comparative Approaches to Religion and Violence Group
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Cognitive Science of Religion Group and Transhumanism and Religion Group
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Comparative Approaches to Religion and Violence Group and Religion and Ecology Group
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Comparative Approaches to Religion and Violence Group and Religion, Holocaust, and Genocide Group Group
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Comparative Approaches to Religion and Violence Group and SBL Violence and Representations of Violence among Jews and Christians Group
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Comparative Religious Ethics Group and Yoga in Theory and Practice Group
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Comparative Studies in Religion Section and Western Esotericism Group
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Contemplative Studies Group and Mysticism Group
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Contemplative Studies Group and Yoga in Theory and Practice Group
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Contemporary Pagan Studies Group and Indigenous Religious Traditions Group
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Critical Approaches to Hip-Hop and Religion Group and Music and Religion Group
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Critical Approaches to Hip-Hop and Religion Group and Religion and Sexuality Group
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Critical Approaches to Hip-Hop and Religion Group and Religion, Film, and Visual Culture Group
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Critical Approaches to Hip-Hop and Religion Group and Sociology of Religion Group
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Critical Theory and Discourses on Religion Group and Cultural History of the Study of Religion Group
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Critical Theory and Discourses on Religion Group and Cultural History of the Study of Religion Group and Religion, Colonialism, and Postcolonialism Group
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Critical Theory and Discourses on Religion Group and Indigenous Religious Traditions Group
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Cultural History of the Study of Religion Group and Religion, Affect, and Emotion Group
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Death, Dying, and Beyond Group and Religion and Popular Culture Group
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Eastern Orthodox Studies Group and Religion and Sexuality Group
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Ecclesial Practices Group and the Society for the Study of Anglicanism
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Ethics Section and Black Theology Group
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Gay Men and Religion Group and Lesbian-Feminist Issues in Religion Group
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Gay Men and Religion Group and Religion and Cities Group
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Interreligious and Interfaith Studies Group and Quaker Studies Group
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Japanese Religions Group and Korean Religions Group
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Kierkegaard, Religion, and Culture Group and Religious Conversion Group
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Latina/o Critical and Comparative Studies Group and Liberation Theologies Group and Religion in Latin America and the Caribbean Group
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Law, Religion, and Culture Group and Religion, Colonialism, and Postcolonialism Group
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Law, Religion, and Culture Group and Secularism and Secularity Group
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Liberal Theologies Group and Transformative Scholarship and Pedagogy Group
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Martin Luther and Global Lutheran Traditions Group and Religion, Holocaust, and Genocide Group
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Middle Eastern Christianity Group and SBL Syriac Literature and Interpretation of Sacred Texts Group
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Moral Injury and Recovery in Religion, Society, and Culture Group and Buddhist Critical-Constructive Reflection and SBL Warfare in Ancient Israel Group
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Moral Injury and Recovery in Religion, Society, and Culture Group and Psychology, Culture, and Religion Group
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Music and Religion Group and Religion and Migration Group
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: New Religious Movements Group and Religion and Food Group
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Nineteenth Century Theology Group and Schleiermacher Group
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: North American Religions Section and Religion, Media, and Culture Group
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Queer Studies in Religion Group and Religion and Disability Studies Group
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Reformed Theology and History Group and Wesleyan Studies Group
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Religion and Ecology Group and Religion in Europe Group
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Religion and Food Group and Western Esotericism Group
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Religion and Humanism Group and Secularism and Secularity Group
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Religion and Migration Group and Religion in Europe Group
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Religions, Medicines, and Healing Group and Secularism and Secularity Group
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Ritual Studies Group and Western Esotericism Group
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Status of Women in the Profession Committee and Feminist Theory and Religious Reflection Group
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Teaching Religion Section and Society for the Arts in Religious and Theological Studies
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Theology and Continental Philosophy Group and Yoga in Theory and Practice Group
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Traditions of Eastern Late Antiquity Group and International Qur'anic Studies Association
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Traditions of Eastern Late Antiquity Group and SBL Religious Worlds of Late Antiquity Group
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Women and Religion Section and Childhood Studies and Religion Group and Religion and Migration Group
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Women and Religion Section and Moral Injury and Recovery in Religion, Society, and Culture Group
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Women and Religion Section and Quaker Studies Group
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Women and Religion Section and Religion in Southeast Asia Group
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Women and Religion Section and Religions, Medicines, and Healing Group
Cognitive Science of Religion Group
Comparative Approaches to Religion and Violence Group
Comparative Religious Ethics Group
Comparative Studies in Religion Section
Comparative Theology Group
Confucian Traditions Group
Contemplative Studies Group
Contemporary Islam Group
Contemporary Pagan Studies Group
Critical Approaches to Hip-Hop and Religion Group
Critical Theory and Discourses on Religion Group
Cultural History of the Study of Religion Group
Daoist Studies Group
Death, Dying, and Beyond Group
Eastern Orthodox Studies Group
Ecclesial Practices Group
Ecclesiological Investigations Group
Economics and Capitalism in the Study of Buddhism Seminar
Emerging Church, Millennials, and Religion Seminar
Ethics Section
Evangelical Studies Group
Exploratory Sessions
Feminist Theory and Religious Reflection Group
Folklore and Religion Seminar
Gay Men and Religion Group
Global Perspectives on Religion and HIV/AIDS Seminar
Global-Critical Philosophy of Religion Seminar
Graduate Student Committee
Hinduism Group
History of Christianity Section
Holmes Welch and the Study of Buddhism in Twentieth-Century China Seminar
Indigenous Religious Traditions Group
International Development and Religion Group
Interreligious and Interfaith Studies Group
Interreligious Reflections on Immigration Seminar
Islam, Gender, Women Group
Islamic Mysticism Group
Jain Studies Group
Japanese Religions Group
Kierkegaard, Religion, and Culture Group
Korean Religions Group
Latina/o Critical and Comparative Studies Group
Latina/o Religion, Culture, and Society Group
Law, Religion, and Culture Group
Lesbian-Feminist Issues and Religion Group
Liberal Theologies Group
Liberation Theologies Group
Martin Luther and Global Lutheran Traditions Group
Material Islam Seminar
Men, Masculinities, and Religions Group
Middle Eastern Christianity Group
Moral Injury and Recovery in Religion, Society, and Culture Group
Mormon Studies Group
Music and Religion Group
Mysticism Group
Native Traditions in the Americas Group
New Perspectives on Religion in the Philippines Seminar
New Religious Movements Group
Nineteenth Century Theology Group
North American Hinduism Group
North American Religions Section
Occupying Latino Male Bodies Seminar
Open and Relational Theologies Group
Pentecostal––Charismatic Movements Group
Philosophy of Religion Section
Platonism and Neoplatonism Group
Practical Theology Group
Pragmatism and Empiricism in American Religious Thought Group
Psychology, Culture, and Religion Group
QUAD-SPONSORED SESSION: African Diaspora Religions Group and Indigenous Religious Traditions Group and Native Traditions in the Americas Group and Religions, Medicines, and Healing Group
QUAD-SPONSORED SESSION: African Religions Group and Anthropology of Religion Group and Religion, Colonialism and Postcolonialism Group and Religion, Film, and Visual Culture Group and World Christianity Group
QUAD-SPONSORED SESSION: Afro-American Religious History Group and Queer Studies in Religion Group and Religion and Sexuality Group and Religions, Social Conflict, and Peace Group
QUAD-SPONSORED SESSION: Asian North American Religion, Culture, and Society Group and Law, Religion, and Culture Group and North American Hinduism Group and Religion and Migration Group
QUAD-SPONSORED SESSION: Bible in Racial, Ethnic, and Indigenous Communities Group and Christian Spirituality Group and Music and Religion Group and Pentecostal-Charismatic Movements Group
QUAD-SPONSORED SESSION: Buddhism in the West Group and Japanese Religions Group and North American Hinduism Group and Religion in the American West Group
QUAD-SPONSORED SESSION: Christian Systematic Theology Section and Eastern Orthodox Studies Group and Middle Eastern Christianity Group and Roman Catholic Studies Group
QUAD-SPONSORED SESSION: Cognitive Science of Religion and Religion, Affect, and Emotion Group and Science, Technology, and Religion Group and SBL Religious Experience in Antiquity Group
QUAD-SPONSORED SESSION: Ecclesiological Investigations Group and Interreligious and Interfaith Studies Group and Vatican II Studies Group and SBL Jewish-Christian Dialogue and Sacred Texts Group
QUAD-SPONSORED SESSION: Feminist Theory and Religious Reflection Group and Lesbian-Feminist Issues in Religion Group and Queer Studies in Religion Group and Theology and Continental Philosophy Group
QUAD-SPONSORED SESSION: Gay Men and Religion Group and Lesbian-Feminist Issues in Religion Group and Queer Studies in Religion Group and Religion and Science Fiction Group
QUAD-SPONSORED SESSION: Gay Men and Religion Group and Men, Masculinities, and Religion Group and Religion and Popular Culture Group and Religion, Sport, and Play Group
QUAD-SPONSORED SESSION: History of Christianity Section and Latina/o Religion, Culture, and Society Group and Practical Theology Group and Transformative Scholarship and Pedagogy Group
QUAD-SPONSORED SESSION: North American Religions Section and Latina/o Religion, Culture, and Society Group and Liberation Theologies Group and Theology of Martin Luther King Jr. Group
QUAD-SPONSORED SESSION: Theology and Religious Reflection Section and Black Theology Group and Bonhoeffer: Theology and Social Analysis Group and Christian Theological Research Fellowship
QUAD-SPONSORED SESSION: Theology and Religious Reflection Section and Class, Religion, and Theology Group and Liberation Theologies Group and Religion and Cities Group
Quaker Studies Group
Queer Studies in Religion Group
Qur'an Group
Reformed Theology and History Group
Religion and Cities Group
Religion and Disability Studies Group
Religion and Ecology Group
Religion and Food Group
Religion and Humanism Group
Religion and Migration Group
Religion and Politics Section
Religion and Popular Culture Group
Religion and Public Schools: International Perspectives Group
Religion and Science Fiction Group
Religion and Sexuality Group
Religion and the Social Sciences Section
Religion and US Empire Seminar
Religion in Europe Group
Religion in Latin America and the Caribbean Group
Religion in Premodern Europe and the Mediterranean
Religion in South Asia Section
Religion in Southeast Asia Group
Religion in the American West Group
Religion, Affect, and Emotion 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, 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
Ritual Studies Group
Roman Catholic Studies Group
Schleiermacher Group
Science, Technology, and Religion Group
Scriptural Reasoning Group
Scriptural/Contextual Ethics Group
Secularism and Secularity Group
Sikh Studies Group
Social Theory and Religion Cluster
Sociology of Religion Group
Space, Place, and Religion Group
Stand-alone MA Programs in Religion Seminar
Student Lounge Roundtable
Study of Islam Section
Study of Judaism Section
Tantric Studies Group
Teaching Religion Section
Theology and Continental Philosophy Group
Theology and Religious Reflection Section
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
Video Gaming and Religion Seminar
Wesleyan Studies Group
Western Esotericism Group
Wildcard Session
Womanist Approaches to Religion and Society Group
Women and Religion Section
Women of Color Scholarship, Teaching, and Activism Group
World Christianity Group
Yoga in Theory and Practice Group
Yogācāra Studies Group