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AAR Annual Meeting
Boston, MA
November 18-21, 2017

2017 Annual Meeting Program (PDF)

Preliminary 2017 Annual Meeting Program (MS Word)

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International Connections Committee
Theme: ICC Committee Meeting
Amy L. Allocco, Elon University, Presiding
Friday - 9:00 AM-3:00 PM
Sheraton Boston-Exeter A (Third Level)

ICC committee meeting Friday 9-3

  • Receptions/Breakfasts/Luncheons
International Connections Committee
Theme: International Members Reception
Amy L. Allocco, Elon University, Presiding
Saturday - 6:30 PM-7:30 PM
Hynes Convention Center-302 (Third Level)

A reception for international members of the AAR. Winners of the Collaborative International Research Grants will be honored. By invitation only.

2016–2017 Collaborative International Research Grant Winners

Yaqoob Bangash, IT University of the Punjab, Pakistan, and Arun W. Jones, Emory University
“Dear Sisters, let us go on a little trip”: The Religious of Jesus and Mary and Women’s Education in Colonial Punjab, 1856–1947

Deidre Green, Brigham Young University, Amy Hoyt, University of the Pacific, Gertrude Fester, Sol Plaatje University, South Africa, Kristen J. Leslie, Eden Theological Seminary, and Julie Allen, Brigham Young University
Women, Religion, and Transitional Justice: Ethnographic Research in Rwanda

Azfar Moin, University of Texas, and Noman Baig, Habib University, Pakistan
Saint Shrines and Sovereignty in Pakistan

Lauren Pfister, Hong Kong Baptist University, Ricardo Mak King Sang, Hong Kong Baptist University, Tatiana L. Pang, Institute of Oriental Manuscripts, Russian Academy of Sciences, and Piotr Adamek, Monumenta Serica, Germany
A Comparative Sinological Assessment of The Four Books and Its Commentaries by Zhu Xi Produced in the 1820s by the Russian Orthodox Missionary-Scholar Iakinf (1777–1852)

Ute Possekel, Harvard University, and J. F. Coakley, University of Cambridge
Liturgy, Learning, and Exegesis in Late Antique Persia: Thomas of Edessa’s Explanations of the Feasts

Tehseen Thaver, Bard College, and Hamed Fayazi, Qom Islamic Seminary, Iran
Operations of Ambiguity in Medieval Shi‘i Qur’an Commentaries