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AAR Annual Meeting
San Diego, CA
November 23-26, 2019

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Exhibit Hall Listing and Map (PDF)

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Annual Meeting At-A-Glance (PDF)

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Jain Studies Unit

Statement of Purpose: 

This Unit began in 2009 in recognition of the burgeoning state of the field and its relative neglect in the AAR. Originating in India in the first millennium BCE, Jainism — historically as dominant a South Asian religious tradition as Buddhism and Hinduism and, in the light of current demographics, a disproportionately powerful presence in the cultural and economic life of India — is a world religion now extending far beyond South Asia to East Asia, Europe, North America, Africa, and Australia. Given the increasing focus of scholarly attention on Jainism both in India and around the globe, this Unit provides a venue in North America for scholars of Jainism to meet regularly and exchange ideas.

Call for Papers: 

● Jain Ramayanas, Contact John Cort (cort@denison.edu)

● Perceptions of Authority in Jain Traditions, Contact David St. John (stjohnd@utexas.edu)

● Jain Diaspora Temple Committees and Praxis, Contact Venu Mehta (venumehta@ufl.edu)

● Jain Bhashyas (Commentaries) in the 20th Century, Contact Samani Pratibha Pragya (sp62@soas.ac.uk)

● Twentieth-Century Jain Leaders, Contact Samani Unnata Pragya (63113@soas.ac.uk)

Method: 
PAPERS
Process: 
Proposals are anonymous to chairs and steering committee members until after final acceptance/rejection
Comments: 
The Jain Studies Unit accepts only full papers sessions (panels) for the 2019 CFP
Leadership: 
ChairSteering Committee