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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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Program Units
Academic Labor and Contingent Faculty Committee and Graduate Student Committee and Status of LGBTIQ Persons in the Profession Committee
African Association for the Study of Religions
African Diaspora Religions Unit
African Diaspora Religions Unit and Indigenous Religious Traditions Unit
African Diaspora Religions Unit and Religions, Medicines, and Healing Unit
African Religions Unit
African Religions Unit and Arts, Literature, and Religion Unit
African Religions Unit and Childhood Studies and Religion Unit
Afro-American Religious History Unit
Afro-American Religious History Unit and North American Religions Unit
Afro-American Religious History Unit and Space, Place, and Religion Unit
Against Empathy (or how the Buddhists got morality right)
Animals and Religion Unit
Animals and Religion Unit and Teaching Religion Unit
Anthropology of Religion Unit
Anthropology of Religion Unit and Comparative Studies in Religion Unit
Anthropology of Religion Unit and Religion and the Social Sciences Unit
Applied Religious Studies Committee and Public Understanding of Religion Committee
Arts Series
Arts, Literature, and Religion Unit
Arts, Literature, and Religion Unit and SBL Intertextuality and the Hebrew Bible Unit
Asian North American Religion, Culture, and Society Unit
Asian North American Religion, Culture, and Society Unit and North American Religions Unit
Asian North American Religion, Culture, and Society Unit and Secularism and Secularity Unit
Asian North American Religion, Culture, and Society Unit and Women and Religion Unit
Augustine and Augustinianisms Unit
Augustine and Augustinianisms Unit and Evangelical Studies Unit
Augustine and Augustinianisms Unit and SBL History and Literature of Rabbinic Judaism
Baha’i Studies Unit
Bible in Racial, Ethnic, and Indigenous Communities Unit
Bible in Racial, Ethnic, and Indigenous Communities Unit and Sacred Texts, Theory, and Theological Construction Unit
Bioethics and Religion Unit
Black Theology Unit
Black Theology Unit and Theology and Religious Reflections Unit
Body and Religion Unit
Body and Religion Unit and Contemplative Studies Unit
Bonhoeffer: Theology and Social Analysis Unit
Bonhoeffer: Theology and Social Analysis Unit and Ricoeur Unit
Buddhism in the West Unit
Buddhism in the West Unit and Buddhist Critical-Constructive Reflection Unit
Buddhism Unit
Buddhism Unit and Chinese Religions Unit
Buddhist Critical-Constructive Reflection Unit
Buddhist Critical-Constructive Reflection Unit and Yogācāra Studies Unit
Buddhist Philosophy Unit
Buddhist Philosophy Unit and Tibetan and Himalayan Religions Unit
Childhood Studies and Religion Unit
Chinese Christianities Seminar
Chinese Religions Unit
Chinese Religions Unit and Confucian Traditions Unit
Christian Spirituality Unit
Christian Spirituality Unit and SBL Ecological Hermeneutics Unit
Christian Systematic Theology Unit
Christian Systematic Theology Unit and Schleiermacher Unit
Class, Religion, and Theology Unit
Class, Religion, and Theology Unit and Religion and Disability Studies Unit
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Afro-American Religious History Unit and Comparative Approaches to Religion and Violence Unit
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Afro-American Religious History Unit and Religion and Cities Unit
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Afro-American Religious History Unit and Religion and Economy Unit
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Animals and Religion Unit and Religion, Media, and Culture Unit
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Anthropology of Religion Unit and Sociology of Religion Unit
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Body and Religion Unit and Mysticism Unit
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Body and Religion Unit and Religion, Colonialism, and Postcolonialism Unit
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Bonhoeffer: Theology and Social Analysis Unit and Tillich: Issues in Theology, Religion, and Culture Unit
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Buddhism in the West Unit and Japanese Religions Unit
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Childhood Studies Unit and Religion and Disability Unit and Religions, Medicines, and Healing Unit
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Comparative Approaches to Religion and Violence Group and Theology and Religious Reflection Unit
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Comparative Approaches to Religion and Violence Unit and Contemporary Islam Unit
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Contemporary Islam Unit and Religion and Public Schools: International Perspectives Unit
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Contemporary Pagan Studies Unit and Music and Religion Unit
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Critical Approaches to Hip Hop and Religion Unit and Religion and Science Fiction Unit and Sacred Texts and Ethics Unit
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Critical Theory and Discourses on Religion Unit and Religion and Economy Unit
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Critical Theory and Discourses on Religion Unit and Secularism and Secularity Unit
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Ecclesial Practices Unit and Practical Theology Unit
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Evangelical Studies Unit and North American Religions Unit
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Feminist Theory and Religious Reflection Unit and Queer Studies in Religion Unit and Religion and Sexuality Unit and Womanist Approaches to Religion and Society Unit
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Gay Men and Religion Unit and Lesbian-Feminisms and Religion Unit
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Gay Men and Religion Unit and Religion and Cities Unit
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: History of Christianity Unit and Nineteenth Century Theology Unit
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: History of Christianity Unit and Religion and Popular Culture Unit
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Human Enhancement and Transhumanism Unit and Religion, Sport, and Play Unit
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Indigenous Religious Traditions Unit and Native Traditions in the Americas Unit
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Indigenous Religious Traditions Unit and Religions, Medicines, and Healing Unit
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Liberation Theologies Unit and Religion and Disability Studies Unit and Womanist Approaches to Religion and Society Unit
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Middle Eastern Christianity Unit and Ritual Studies Unit
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Mormon Studies Unit and Queer Studies Unit and Status of LGBTIQ Persons in the Profession Committee
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Mormon Studies Unit and Ritual Studies Unit
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Mysticism Unit and Psychology, Culture, and Religion Unit
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Psychology, Culture, and Religion Unit and Queer Studies Unit
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Religion and Humanism Unit and Science, Technology, and Religion Unit
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Religion in Europe Unit and Women and Religion Unit
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Religion in Southeast Asia Unit and Religious Conversions Unit
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Religion, Affect, and Emotion Unit and Religion, Holocaust, and Genocide Unit
CO-SPONSORED SESSION: Religion, Media, and Culture Unit and Study of Islam Unit
Cognitive Science of Religion Unit
Cognitive Science of Religion Unit and International Association for the Cognitive Science of Religion
Comparative Approaches to Religion and Violence Unit
Comparative Approaches to Religion and Violence Unit and Japanese Religions Unit
Comparative Approaches to Religion and Violence Unit and SBL Violence and Representations of Violence
Comparative Religious Ethics Unit
Comparative Studies in Religion Unit
Comparative Theology Unit
Comparative Theology Unit and Society for Hindu-Christian Studies
Comparative Theology Unit and Women and Religion Unit
Confucian Traditions Unit
Confucian Traditions Unit and Religions, Social Conflict and Peace Unit
Contemplative Studies Unit
Contemporary Islam Unit
Contemporary Islam Unit and Islam, Gender, Women Unit and Islamic Mysticism Unit and Qur'an Unit and Study of Islam Unit
Contemporary Islam Unit and North American Religions Unit
Contemporary Pagan Studies Unit
Contemporary Pagan Studies Unit and Religion and Migration Unit and Religion and Popular Culture Unit and Religion, Film, and Visual Culture Unit and Religion, Media, and Culture Unit
Contemporary Pagan Studies Unit and Western Esotericism Unit
Critical Approaches to Hip-Hop and Religion Unit
Critical Theory and Discourses on Religion Unit
Critical Theory and Discourses on Religion Unit and Cultural History of the Study of Religion Unit and Philosophy of Religion Unit
Critical Theory and Discourses on Religion Unit and Religion, Affect, and Emotion Unit
Cultural History of the Study of Religion Unit
Cultural History of the Study of Religion Unit and Science, Technology, and Religion Unit
Daoist Studies Unit
Daoist Studies Unit and Ritual Studies Unit
Death, Dying, and Beyond Unit
Death, Dying, and Beyond Unit and Religion, Film, and Visual Culture Unit
Eastern Orthodox Studies Unit
Eastern Orthodox Studies Unit and Middle Eastern Christianity Unit
Ecclesial Practices Unit
Ecclesial Practices Unit and Practical Theology Unit
Ecclesiological Investigations Unit
Ecclesiological Investigations Unit and World Christianity Unit
Economics and Capitalism in the Study of Buddhism Seminar
Emerging Church, Millennials, and Religion Seminar
Employment Workshops
Ethics Unit
Ethics Unit and Religion and the Social Sciences Unit
Evangelical Studies Unit
Exploratory Sessions
Feminist Theory and Religious Reflection Unit
Feminist Theory and Religious Reflection Unit and Lesbian-Feminisms and Religion Unit and Women of Color Scholarship, Teaching, and Activism Unit
Films
Folklore and Religion Seminar
Gay Men and Religion Unit
Global-Critical Philosophy of Religion Seminar
Graduate Student Committee
Graduate Student Committee Art Show
Hinduism Unit
Hinduism Unit and North American Hinduism Unit
Hinduism Unit and Religion in South Asia Unit
Hinduism Unit and Religion, Colonialism, and Postcolonialism Unit
Hinduism Unit and Women and Religion Unit
History of Christianity Unit
History of Christianity Unit and Religion in Premodern Europe and the Mediterranean Unit
Holmes Welch and the Study of Buddhism in Twentieth-Century China Seminar
Human Enhancement and Transhumanism Unit
Human Enhancement and Transhumanism Unit and Religion and Science Fiction Unit
Indian and Chinese Religions Compared Unit
Indigenous Religious Traditions Unit
Indigenous Religious Traditions Unit and Native Traditions in the Americas Unit and Religion and Ecology Unit
International Development and Religion Unit
International Development and Religion Unit and Space, Place, and Religion Unit
Interreligious and Interfaith Studies Unit
Interreligious and Interfaith Studies Unit and Religion in Southeast Asia Unit
Interreligious and Interfaith Studies Unit and Religion, Holocaust, and Genocide Unit
Interreligious Reflections on Immigration Seminar
Islam, Gender, Women Unit
Islam, Gender, Women Unit and Men, Masculinities, and Religion Unit and Religion in Europe Unit
Islamic Mysticism Unit
Islamic Mysticism Unit and Religion in South Asia Unit
Jain Studies Unit
Japanese Religions Unit
Japanese Religions Unit and Tantric Studies Unit
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 Pentecostal–Charismatic Movements Unit
Latina/o Religion, Culture, and Society Unit; Liberation Theologies Unit; Religions in the Latina/o Americas Unit; SBL Latino/a and Latin American Biblical Interpretation Group; and La Comunidad of Hispanic Scholars of Religion
Law, Religion, and Culture Unit
Law, Religion, and Culture Unit and Religious Conversions Unit
Lesbian-Feminisms and Religion Unit
Liberal Theologies Unit
Liberation Theologies Unit
Liberation Theologies Unit and Sacred Texts, Theory, and Theological Construction Unit
Martin Luther and Global Lutheran Traditions Unit
Martin Luther and Global Lutheran Traditions Unit and Nineteenth Century Theology Unit
Martin Luther and Global Lutheran Traditions Unit and Reformed Theology and History Unit
Material Islam Seminar
Men, Masculinities, and Religions Unit
Middle Eastern Christianity Unit
Moral Injury and Recovery in Religion, Society, and Culture Unit
Moral Injury and Recovery in Religion, Society, and Culture Unit and Psychology, Culture, and Religion Unit
Mormon Studies Unit
Music and Religion Unit
Music and Religion Unit and Theology of Martin Luther King, Jr. Unit
Mysticism Unit
Mysticism Unit and Women and Religion Unit
Native Traditions in the Americas Unit
Native Traditions in the Americas Unit and North American Religions Unit
Navarātri Seminar
New Materialism, Religion, and Planetary Thinking Seminar
New Perspectives on Religion in the Philippines Seminar
New Religious Movements Unit
New Religious Movements Unit and Religion in the American West Unit
Nineteenth Century Theology Unit
North American Hinduism Unit
North American Religions Unit
North American Religions Unit and Religion, Memory, History Unit
Open and Relational Theologies Unit
Open and Relational Theologies Unit and Tillich: Issues in Theology and Culture Unit
Origen and the Roots of "Human Freedom" and "Human Dignity" in the West Seminar
Pentecostal–Charismatic Movements Unit
Pentecostal–Charismatic Movements Unit and Queer Studies in Religion Unit
Philosophy of Religion Unit
Platonism and Neoplatonism Unit
Platonism and Neoplatonism Unit and SBL Nag Hammadi and Gnosticism Unit
Political Theology Seminar
Practical Theology Unit
Practical Theology Unit and Transformative Scholarship and Pedagogy Unit
Pragmatism and Empiricism in American Religious Thought Unit
Program Committee and Public Understanding of Religion Committee
Program Committee and Public Understanding of Religion Committee
Psychology, Culture, and Religion Unit
Public Understanding of Religion Committee and Arts, Literature, and Religion Unit
Public Understanding of Religion Committee and the Pulitzer Center for Crisis Reporting
Publications Committee and Teaching and Learning Committee
Quaker Studies Unit
Quaker Studies Unit and African Association for the Study of Religions
Queer Studies in Religion Unit
Queer Studies in Religion Unit and SBL LBGTI/Queer Hermeneutics Unit
Queer Studies in Religion Unit and SBL LGBTI/Queer Herrneneutics Group
Qur'an Unit
Qur'an Unit and Study of Islam Unit
Qur'an Unit and Traditions of Eastern Late Antiquity Unit
Reformed Theology and History Unit
Religion and Cities Unit
Religion and Disability Studies Unit
Religion and Ecology Unit
Religion and Economy Unit
Religion and Economy Unit and Secularism and Secularity Unit
Religion and Families in North America Seminar
Religion and Food Unit
Religion and Humanism Unit
Religion and Humanism Unit and Ricoeur Unit
Religion and Migration Unit
Religion and Migration Unit and Religion, Memory, History Unit
Religion and Politics Unit
Religion and Politics Unit and Religion and Public Schools: International Perspectives Unit
Religion and Popular Culture Unit
Religion and Popular Culture Unit and Study of Islam Unit
Religion and Public Schools: International Perspectives Unit
Religion and Science Fiction Unit
Religion and Sexuality Unit
Religion and Sexuality Unit and Study of Islam Unit
Religion and the Social Sciences Unit
Religion and US Empire Seminar
Religion in Europe Unit
Religion in Premodern Europe and the Mediterranean Unit
Religion in South Asia Unit
Religion in Southeast Asia Unit
Religion in the American West Unit
Religion, Affect, and Emotion Unit
Religion, Attire, and Adornment in North America Seminar
Religion, Colonialism, and Postcolonialism Unit
Religion, Film, and Visual Culture Unit
Religion, Holocaust, and Genocide Unit
Religion, Holocaust, and Genocide Unit and Transformative Scholarship and Pedagogy Unit
Religion, Media, and Culture Unit
Religion, Media, and Culture Unit and Teaching Religion Unit and Theology and Religious Reflection 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 Sociology of Religions Unit
Religions in the Latina/o Americas Unit and Theology and Religious Reflection Unit
Religions, Medicines, and Healing Unit
Religions, Social Conflict, and Peace Unit
Religious Conversions Unit
Religious Literacy College-Wide Project
Ricoeur Unit
Ritual Studies Unit
Roman Catholic Studies Unit
Roman Catholic Studies Unit and Vatican II Studies Unit
Sacred Texts and Ethics Unit
Sacred Texts, Theory, and Theological Construction Unit
Schleiermacher Unit
Science, Technology, and Religion Unit
Scriptural Reasoning Unit
Secularism and Secularity Unit
Secularism and Secularity Unit and Sociology of Religion Unit and <i>Critical Research on Religion</i>
Sikh Studies Unit
Sociology of Religion Unit
Sociology of Religion Unit and <i>Critical Research on Religion</i>
Space, Place, and Religion Unit
Status of LGBTIQ Persons in the Profession Committee and Status of Persons with Disabilities in the Profession Committee
Status of LGBTIQ Persons, Persons with Disabilities, Racial and Ethnic Minorities, and Women in the Profession Committees
Status of Racial and Ethnic Minorities in the Profession Committee and Status of Women in the Profession Committee
Student Lounge Roundtable
Study of Islam Unit
Study of Judaism Unit
Tantric Studies Unit
Teaching Religion Unit
Teaching Religion Unit and Wabash Center for Teaching and Learning in Theology and Religion
Theological Education Committee, Comparative Approaches to Religion and Violence Unit, Islam, Gender, Women Unit, Law, Religion, and Culture Unit, and Religion and Politics 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
Traditions of Eastern Late Antiquity Unit
Traditions of Eastern Late Antiquity Unit and IQSA Qur’an and Late Antiquity Unit
Traditions of Eastern Late Antiquity Unit, SBL Pseudepigrapha Unit, and SBL Digital Humanities in Biblical, Early Jewish, and Christian Studies Unit
Transformative Scholarship and Pedagogy Unit
Transnational Religious Expression: Between Asia and North America Seminar
Vatican II Studies Unit
Video Gaming and Religion Seminar
Wesleyan 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
Women and Religion Unit
Women of Color Scholarship, Teaching, and Activism Unit
World Christianity Unit
Yoga in Theory and Practice Unit
Yoga in Theory and Practice Unit and Yogācāra Studies Unit
Yogācāra Studies Unit