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

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Program Units
<i>Nova Religio: The Journal of Alternative and Emergent Religions</i>
Academic Labor and Contingent Faculty Committee and Academic Relations Committee and Status of LGBTIQ Persons in the Profession Committee and Teaching and Learning Committee
Academic Labor and Contingent Faculty Committee and Applied Religious Studies Committee
Academic Labor and Contingent Faculty Committee and Graduate Student Committee and Teaching Religion Unit
Academic Labor and Contingent Faculty Committee and Teaching and Learning Committee
African Association for the Study of Religions
African Diaspora Religions Unit
African Diaspora Religions Unit and Afro-American Religious History Unit
African Religions Unit
African Religions Unit and World Christianity Unit
Afro-American Religious History Unit
Afro-American Religious History Unit and North American Religions Unit
Afro-American Religious History Unit and Pentecostal–Charismatic Movements Unit
Animals and Religion Unit
Animals and Religion Unit and Buddhism Unit
Animals and Religion Unit and Confucian Traditions Unit
Animals and Religion Unit and Native Traditions in the Americas Unit
Anthropology of Religion Unit
Anthropology of Religion Unit and Religion and the Social Sciences Unit
Applied Religious Studies Committee and Teaching Religion Unit
Artificial Intelligence and Religion Seminar
Arts Series
Arts, Literature, and Religion Unit
Arts, Literature, and Religion Unit and Chinese Religions Unit and Daoist Studies Unit
Arts, Literature, and Religion Unit and Comparative Studies in Religion Unit
Arts, Literature, and Religion Unit and Contemplative Studies Unit
Arts, Literature, and Religion Unit and Mysticism Unit
Arts, Literature, and Religion Unit and Religion and Politics Unit
Arts, Literature, and Religion Unit and Ricoeur Unit
Asian North American Religion, Culture, and Society Unit
Asian North American Religion, Culture, and Society Unit and Buddhism in the West Unit and Buddhist Critical-Constructive Reflection Unit
Asian North American Religion, Culture, and Society Unit and Law, Religion, and Culture Unit
Asian North American Religion, Culture, and Society Unit and North American Hinduism Unit and Study of Islam Unit and Study of Judaism Unit
Augustine and Augustinianisms Unit
Augustine and Augustinianisms Unit and SBL Development of Early Christian Theology Unit
Baha'i Studies Unit and Women's Caucus
Baha’i Studies Unit
Beyond "Religion versus Emancipation": Gender and Sexuality in Women's Conversion to Christianity, Judaism and Islam in Western-European Contexts
Bioethics and Religion Unit
Black Theology Unit
Body and Religion Unit
Body and Religion Unit and Religion and Food Unit
Bonhoeffer: Theology and Social Analysis Unit
Bonhoeffer:Theology and Social Analysis Unit and Schleiermacher Unit
Buddhism in the West Unit
Buddhism in the West Unit and Innovations in Chaplaincy and Spiritual Care Unit
Buddhism Unit
Buddhism Unit and Chinese Religions Unit
Buddhism Unit and Japanese Religions Unit
Buddhism Unit and Law, Religion, and Culture Unit, and Yoga in Theory and Practice Unit
Buddhism Unit and Religion and Disability Studies Unit
Buddhist Contemplation Workshop
Buddhist Critical-Constructive Reflection Unit
Buddhist Critical-Constructive Reflection Unit and Queer Studies in Religion Unit
Buddhist Pedagogy Seminar
Buddhist Philosophy Unit
Buddhist Philosophy Unit and Tibetan and Himalayan Religions Unit
Center and Library for the Bible and Social Justice (CLBSJ)
Childhood Studies and Religion Unit
Chinese Christianities Seminar
Chinese Religions Unit
Chinese Religions Unit and Daoist Studies Unit
Christian Spirituality Unit
Christian Systematic Theology and Music and Religion Unit
Christian Systematic Theology Unit
Class, Religion, and Theology Unit
Class, Religion, and Theology Unit and Open and Relational Theologies Unit and Religion and Ecology Unit
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Academic Labor and Contingent Faculty Committee and Women and Religion Unit and Women of Color Scholarship, Teaching, and Activism Unit
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: African Diaspora Religions Unit and North American Hinduism Unit
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: African Religions Unit and Critical Theory and Discourses on Religion Unit
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Afro-American Religious History Unit and Black Theology Unit
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Anthropology of Religion Unit and Daoist Studies Unit
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Arts, Literature, and Religion Unit and Chinese Religions Unit
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Arts, Literature, and Religion Unit and Daoist Studies Unit
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Baha'i Studies Unit and Religion, Holocaust, and Genocide Unit
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Black Theology Unit and Womanist Approaches to Religion and Society Unit and Women of Color Scholarship, Teaching, and Activism Unit
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Body and Religion Unit and Death, Dying, and Beyond Unit
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Body and Religion Unit and Human Enhancement and Transhumanism Unit
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Buddhism Unit and Japanese Religions Unit and Religion and Popular Culture Unit and Religion, Media, and Culture Unit
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Chinese Religions Unit and Study of Islam Unit
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Christian Spirituality Unit and Contemplative Studies Unit
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Class, Religion, and Theology Unit and Latina/o Religion, Culture, and Society Unit and Religion and Food Unit
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Class, Religion, and Theology Unit and Religion and Migration Unit and Religion, Colonialism, and Postcolonialism Unit
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Class, Religion, and Theology Unit and Womanist Approaches to Religion and Society Unit and SBL Gender, Sexuality, and the Bible Unit
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Comparative Approaches to Religion and Violence Unit and Native Traditions in the Americas Unit
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Comparative Theology Unit and Religion, Holocaust, and Genocide Unit and Religious Conversions Unit
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Critical Theory and Discourses on Religion Unit and Religion in Europe Unit
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Death, Dying, and Beyond Unit and Law, Religion, and Culture Unit
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: History of Christianity Unit and SBL Use, Influence, and Impact of the Bible Unit
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Indigenous Religious Traditions Unit and Latina/o Religion, Culture, and Society Unit
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Indigenous Religious Traditions Unit and Mysticism Unit and Native Traditions in the Americas Unit
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Innovations in Chaplaincy and Spiritual Care Unit and Moral Injury and Recovery in Religion, Society, and Culture Unit
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Innovations in Chaplaincy and Spiritual Care Unit and Religions, Medicines, and Healing Unit
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Korean Religions Unit and New Religious Movements Unit and Sikh Studies Unit
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Middle Eastern Christianity Unit and Religion, Media, and Culture Unit
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Mormon Studies Unit and Music and Religion Unit
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Mormon Studies Unit and Religious Conversion Unit
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Music and Religion Unit and Religion and Science Fiction Unit
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Mysticism Unit and Study of Judaism Unit
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Queer Studies in Religion Unit and Sikh Studies Unit
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Religion and Disability Studies Unt and Religion, Sport, and Play Unit
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Religion and Migration Unit and Religions, Social Conflict, and Peace Unit
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Religion and Migration Unit and Tibetan and Himalayan Religions Unit
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Religion and Popular Culture Unit and Religion, Film, and Visual Culture Unit
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Religion and Reproductive Labor, Care Work, and Affective/Emotional Labor
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Religion in Europe Unit and Study of Islam Unit
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Religion in the American West Unit and Religion, Memory, History Unit and Roman Catholic Studies Unit
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Ritual Studies Unit and Womanist Approaches to Religion and Society Unit
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: San Diego’s Chicano Park and Its Mural Paintings
Cognitive Science and Religion Unit and Contemplative Studies Unit
Cognitive Science and Religion Unit and Mysticism Unit
Cognitive Science of Religion and Comparative Studies of Religion and International Association for the Cognitive Science of Religion
Cognitive Science of Religion Unit
Comparative Approaches to Religion and Violence Unit and Eastern Orthodox Studies Unit
Comparative Approaches to Religion and Violence Unit and Feminist Theory and Religious Reflection Unit
Comparative Approaches to Religion and Violence Unit
Comparative Approaches to Religion and Violence Unit and SBL Biblical Literature and the Hermeneutics of Trauma Unit
Comparative Approaches to Religion and Violence Unit and SBL Violence and Representations of Violence in Antiquity Unit
Comparative Approaches to Religion and Violence Unit and Women and Religion Unit
Comparative Religious Ethics Unit
Comparative Studies in Religion Unit
Comparative Theology Unit
Comparative Theology Unit and Karl Barth Society of North America
Confucian Traditions Unit
Contemplative Studies Unit
Contemporary Islam Unit
Contemporary Islam Unit and International Development and Religion Unit
Contemporary Islam Unit and Religion, Media, and Culture Unit
Contemporary Islam Unit, and Islam, Gender, Women Unit, and Islamic Mysticism Unit, and Qur'an Unit, and Study of Islam Unit
Contemporary Pagan Studies Unit
Contextualizing the Catholic Sexual Abuse Crisis Seminar
Critical Approaches to Hip-Hop and Religion Unit
Critical Approaches to Hip-Hop and Religion Unit and Religion, Media, and Culture Unit
Critical Theory and Discourses on Religion Unit
Cultural History of the Study of Religion Unit
Cultural History of the Study of Religion Unit and Religion, Media, and Culture Unit
Daoist Studies Unit
Death, Dying, and Beyond Unit
Death, Dying, and Beyond Unit and Religion and Ecology Unit
Drake University / Des Moines Area Religious Council
Eastern Orthodox Studies Unit
Eastern Orthodox Studies Unit and Religious Conversions Unit
Ecclesial Practices Unit
Ecclesial Practices Unit and Practical Theology Unit
Ecclesiological Investigations Unit
Ecclesiological Investigations Unit and Vatican II Studies Unit
Economics and Capitalism in the Study of Buddhism Seminar
Emerging Church, Millennials, and Religion Seminar
Employment Workshops
Ethics Unit
Ethics Unit and Latina/o Religion, Culture, and Society Unit and Liberation Theologies Unit and Transformative Scholarship and Pedagogy Unit
Evangelical Studies Unit
Exploratory Sessions
Feminist Theory and Religious Reflection Unit
Films
Folklore and Religion Seminar
Gay Men and Religion Unit
Gay Men and Religion Unit and Religion and Sexuality Unit and African Association for the Study of Religions
Gay Men and Religion Unit and Religion, Memory, and History Unit
Global-Critical Philosophy of Religion Seminar
Graduate Student Committee
Green Seminary Initiative and CreatureKind
Hinduism Unit
Hinduism Unit and Indian and Chinese Religions Compared and Yogācāra Studies Unit
Hinduism Unit and Religion and Economy Unit
Hinduism Unit and Religion in South Asia Unit and Yoga in Theory and Practice Unit
Hinduism Unit and Teaching Religion Unit
History of Christianity Unit
History of Christianity Unit and Latina/o Religion, Culture, and Society Unit and Religion, Memory, History Unit
Human Enhancement and Transhumanism Unit
Human Enhancement and Transhumanism Unit and Lesbian-Feminisms and Religion Unit
Indian and Chinese Religions Compared Unit
Indian and Chinese Religions Compared Unit and Ritual Studies Unit
Indigenous Religious Traditions Unit
Indigenous Religious Traditions Unit and Native Traditions in the Americas Unit
Innovations in Chaplaincy and Spiritual Care Unit
International Development and Religion Unit
Interreligious and Interfaith Studies Unit
Interreligious and Interfaith Studies Unit and Religion and Politics Unit and Sikh Studies Unit
Intersectional Hindu Studies: Feminist and Critical Race Approaches to Research and Teaching Seminar
Islam, Gender, Women Unit
Islam, Gender, Women Unit and Study of Islam Unit
Islamic Mysticism Unit
Islamic Mysticism Unit and Religion in South Asia Unit
Jain Studies Unit
Jain Studies Unit and Tantric Studies Unit
Japanese Religions Unit
Journal for Queer and Transgender Studies in Religion
Karl Barth Society of North America
Kierkegaard, Religion, and Culture Unit
Korean Religions Unit
Latina/o Religion, Culture, and Society Unit
Latina/o Religion, Culture, and Society Unit and La Comunidad of Hispanic Scholars of Religion
Latina/o Religion, Culture, and Society Unit and North American Religions Unit and Religions in the Latina/o Americas Unit
Latina/o Religion, Culture, and Society Unit and Religions in the Latina/o Americas Unit
Law, Religion, and Culture Unit
Law, Religion, and Culture Unit and Religion and Economy Unit and Secularism and Secularity Unit
Law, Religion, and Culture Unit and Religion and Migration Unit
Lesbian-Feminisms and Religion Unit
Liberal Theologies and Open and Relational Theologies Unit and Theology of Martin Luther King, Jr. Unit
Liberal Theologies Unit
Liberation Theologies Unit
Loyola Marymount University Huffington Ecumenical Institute
Luce Fellows
Martin Luther and Global Lutheran Traditions Unit
Martin Luther and Global Lutheran Traditions Unit and Sacred Texts, Theory and Theological Construction Unit
Men, Masculinities, and Religion Unit and Religion and Popular Culture Unit
Men, Masculinities, and Religion Unit and Religions in the Latina/o Americas Unit
Men, Masculinities, and Religions Unit
Middle Eastern Christianity Unit
Middle Eastern Christianity Unit and SBL Biblical Exegesis From Eastern Orthodox Perspectives Unit
Mindfulness Workshop
Moral Injury and Recovery in Religion, Society, and Culture Unit
Moral Injury and Recovery in Religion, Society, and Culture Unit and ARC: Arts | Religion | Culture
Mormon Studies Unit
Mormon Studies Unit and Theology and Continental Philosophy Unit
Music and Religion Unit
Mysticism Unit
Mysticism Unit and Philosophy of Religion Unit
Mysticism Unit and Religions, Medicines, and Healing Unit
Native Traditions in the Americas Unit
Navarātri Seminar
Network for Vocation in Undergraduate Education (NetVUE)
New Directions in the Study of Religion, Monsters, and the Monstrous Seminar
New Materialism, Religion, and Planetary Thinking Seminar
New Perspectives on Religion in the Philippines Seminar
New Religious Movements Unit
Nineteenth Century Theology Unit
Nineteenth Century Theology Unit and Reformed Theology and History Unit
North American Hinduism Unit
North American Religions Unit
North American Religions Unit and Religion and Economy Unit
North American Religions Unit and Religion, Media, and Culture Unit
North American Religions Unit and Space, Place, and Religion Unit
Open and Relational Theologies Unit
Origen and Origen Reception Seminar
Pentecostal–Charismatic Movements Unit
Pentecostal–Charismatic Movements Unit and Quaker Studies Unit
Philosophy of Religion Unit
Philosophy of Religion Unit and Study of Judaism Unit
Philosophy of Religion Unit and Theology and Continental Philosophy Unit
Platonism and Neoplatonism Unit
Plough
Political Theology Unit
Political Theology Unit and Theology and Religious Reflection Unit
Practical Theology Unit
Pragmatism and Empiricism in American Religious Thought Unit
Pragmatism and Empiricism in American Religious Thought Unit and Religion and Humanism Unit
Pragmatism and Empiricism in American Religious Thought Unit and Womanist Approaches to Religion and Society Unit
Psychology, Culture, and Religion Unit
Psychology, Culture, and Religion Unit and Religions, Medicines, and Healing Unit
Publications Committee and Status of Women in the Profession Committee
Quaker Studies Unit
Queer Studies in Religion Unit
Queer Studies in Religion Unit and Religion and Science Fiction Unit
Queer Studies in Religion Unit and Religion in Premodern Europe and the Mediterranean Unit
Qur'an Unit
Reformed Theology and History Unit
Religion and American Culture
Religion and Cities Unit
Religion and Cities Unit and Space, Place, and Religion Unit
Religion and Disability Studies Unit
Religion and Disability Studies Unit and Religion, Colonialism, and Postcolonialism Unit
Religion and Disability Studies Unit and Religion, Film, and Visual Culture Unit
Religion and Ecology Unit
Religion and Economy Unit
Religion and Families in North America Seminar
Religion and Food Unit
Religion and Food Unit and Women of Color Scholarship, Teaching and Activism Unit
Religion and Humanism Unit
Religion and Migration Unit
Religion and Migration Unit and Secularism and Secularity Unit
Religion and Politics Unit
Religion and Politics Unit and Religions, Social Conflict, and Peace Unit
Religion and Popular Culture Unit
Religion and Popular Culture Unit and SBL Bible and Popular Culture Unit
Religion and Public Schools: International Perspectives Unit
Religion and Science Fiction Unit
Religion and Science Fiction Unit and Science, Technology, and Religion Unit and <i>Zygon: Journal of Religion and Science</i>
Religion and Sexuality Unit
Religion and the Social Sciences Unit
Religion in Europe Unit
Religion in Europe Unit and Religion in Premodern Europe and the Mediterranean Unit
Religion in Premodern Europe and the Mediterranean Unit
Religion in Premodern Europe and the Mediterranean Unit and Religions, Medicines, and Healing Unit
Religion in Premodern Europe and the Mediterranean Unit and Traditions of Eastern Late Antiquity Unit
Religion in South Asia Unit
Religion in South Asia Unit and Religion in Southeast Asia Unit
Religion in Southeast Asia Unit
Religion in Southeast Asia Unit and New Perspectives on Religion in the Philippines Seminar
Religion in the American West Unit
Religion, Affect, and Emotion Unit
Religion, Affect, and Emotion Unit and Science, Technology, and Religion Unit
Religion, Attire, and Adornment in North America Seminar
Religion, Colonialism, and Postcolonialism Unit
Religion, Film, and Visual Culture Unit
Religion, Film, and Visual Culture Unit and SBL Bible and Film Unit
Religion, Holocaust, and Genocide Unit
Religion, Media, and Culture Unit
Religion, Memory, History Unit
Religion, Sport, and Play Unit
Religions in the Latina/o Americas Unit
Religions in the Latina/o Americas Unit and Women and Religion Unit
Religions, Borders, and Immigration Seminar
Religions, Medicines, and Healing Unit
Religions, Social Conflict, and Peace Unit
Religious Conversions Unit
Religious Literacy College-Wide Guidelines Project
Rice University
Ricoeur Unit
Ritual Studies Unit
Ritual Studies Unit and Roman Catholic Studies Unit
Ritual Studies Unit and Women and Religion Unit
Roman Catholic Studies Unit
Sacred Texts and Ethics Unit
Sacred Texts, Theory, and Theological Construction Unit
Sacred Texts, Theory, and Theological Construction Unit and SBL Contextual Biblical Studies Unit and SBL Ideological Criticism Unit
Schleiermacher Unit
Science, Technology, and Religion Unit
Scriptural Reasoning Unit
Secularism and Secularity Unit
Sikh Studies Unit
Society for the Arts in Religious and Theological Studies
Society of Race, Ethnicity, and Religion
Sociology of Religion Unit
Sociology of Religion Unit and <i>Critical Research on Religion</i>
Sound and Religion
Space, Place, and Religion Unit
Space, Place, and Religion Unit and Women and Religion Unit
Status of LGBTIQ Persons, People with Disabilities, Racial and Ethnic Minorities, and Women in the Profession Committees
Student Lounge Roundtable
Study of Islam Unit
Study of Judaism Unit
Study of Judaism Unit and Theology and Religious Reflection Unit
Tantric Studies Unit
Teaching and Learning Committee and Critical Theory and Discourses on Religion Unit and Cultural History of the Study of Religion Unit
Teaching Religion Unit
Theology and Continental Philosophy Unit
Theology and Religious Reflection Unit
Theology of Martin Luther King Jr. Unit
Tibetan and Himalayan Religions Unit
Tillich: Issues in Theology, Religion, and Culture Unit
Toronto Mennonite Theological Centre
Traditions of Eastern Late Antiquity Unit
Traditions of Eastern Late Antiquity Unit and SBL Mysticism, Esotericism, and Gnosticism in Antiquity Unit
Transformative Scholarship and Pedagogy Unit
Transnational Religious Expression: Between Asia and North America Seminar
U.S. Institute of Peace and the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs at Georgetown University
Vatican II Studies Unit
Video Gaming and Religion Seminar
Wesleyan and Methodist Studies Unit
Western Esotericism Unit
Western Esotericism Unit and SBL Mysticism, Esotericism, and Gnosticism in Antiquity Unit
Wildcard Session
Womanist Approaches to Religion and Society Unit
Womanist Approaches to Religion and Society Unit and Women and Religion Unit
Women and Religion Unit
Women of Color Scholarship, Teaching, and Activism Unit
World Christianity Unit
Yoga in Theory and Practice Unit
Yogācāra Studies Unit