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AAR Annual Meeting
San Antonio, TX
November 19-22, 2016

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Program Units
Academic Relations Committee, Contingent Faculty Task Force, Status of People with Disabilities in the Profession, and Status of Women in the Profession
African Association for the Study of Religions
African Diaspora Religions Group
African Diaspora Religions Group and Pentecostal-Charismatic Movements Group
African Religions Group
African Religions Group and African Association for the Study of Religion
African Religions Group and Anthropology of Religion Group
African Religions Group and Indigenous Religious Traditions Group
African Religions Group and Lesbian-Feminist Issues and Religion Group
African Religions Group and Mysticism Group
Afro-American Religious History Group
Afro-American Religious History Group and Critical Theory and Discourses on Religion Group
Afro-American Religious History Group and Religion, Film, and Visual Culture Group
Animals and Religion Group
Animals and Religion Group and Religion, Affect, and Emotion Group
Animals and Religion Group and Religion, Holocaust, and Genocide Group
Anthropology of Religion Group
Arts Series
Arts, Literature, and Religion Section
Asian North American Religion, Culture, and Society Group
Asian North American Religion, Culture, and Society Group and Psychology, Culture, and Religion Group
Asian North American Religion, Culture, and Society Group and Secularism and Secularity Group
Augustine and Augustinianisms Group
Baha’i Studies Group
Bible in Racial, Ethnic, and Indigenous Communities Group
Bioethics and Religion Group
Black Theology Group
Black Theology Group and Nineteenth-Century Theology Group
Body and Religion Group
Body and Religion Group and Cognitive Science of Religion Group
Body and Religion Group and Religion and Sexuality Group
Body and Religion Group, Men, Masculinities, and Religion Group, and Transformative Scholarship and Pedagogy Group
Bonhoeffer: Theology and Social Analysis Group
Buddhism in the West Group
Buddhism in the West Group and North American Hinduism Group
Buddhism in the West Group and Religions, Medicines, and Healing Group
Buddhism Section
Buddhism Section and Buddhist Philosophy Group
Buddhism Section and Japanese Religions Group
Buddhism Section and Religions in Chinese and Indian Cultures: A Comparative Perspective Group
Buddhist Critical-Constructive Reflection Group and Buddhist Philosophy Group
Buddhist Critical––Constructive Reflection Group
Buddhist Philosophy Group
Childhood Studies and Religion Group
Childhood Studies and Religion Group and Mormon Studies Group
Chinese Christianities Seminar
Chinese Religions Group
Chinese Religions Group and Daoist Studies Group
Chinese Religions Group and Korean Religions Group
Christian Spirituality Group
Christian Spirituality Group and World Christianity Group
Christian Systematic Theology Section
Christian Systematic Theology Section and Evangelical Studies Group
Christian Systematic Theology Section and Pentecostal-Charismatic Movements Group
Christian Systematic Theology Section and Reformed Theology and History Group
Class, Religion, and Theology Group
Class, Religion, and Theology Group and Womanist Approaches to Religion and Society Group
Cognitive Science of Religion Group
Cognitive Science of Religion Group and International Association for the Cognitive Science of Religion
Cognitive Science of Religion Group and Religious Conversions Group
Comparative Approaches to Religion and Violence Group
Comparative Approaches to Religion and Violence Group and Religious Conversions Group
Comparative Approaches to Religion and Violence Group and SBL Violence and Representations of Violence in Antiquity
Comparative Approaches to Religion and Violence Group and Science, Technology, and Religion Group
Comparative Approaches to Religion and Violence Group and Secularism and Secularity Group
Comparative Approaches to Religion and Violence Group and Society for Hindu-Christian Studies
Comparative Approaches to Religion and Violence Group, Comparative Religious Ethics Group, Indigenous Religious Traditions Group, and Secularism and Secularity Group
Comparative Religious Ethics Group
Comparative Religious Ethics Group and Religion and Economy Group
Comparative Studies in Religion Section
Comparative Studies in Religion Section and Contemplative Studies Group
Comparative Studies in Religion Section and Religion in Southeast Asia Group
Comparative Theology Group
Comparative Theology Group and Roman Catholic Studies Group
Confucian Traditions Group
Contemplative Studies Group
Contemplative Studies Group and Yoga in Theory and Practice Group
Contemporary Islam Group
Contemporary Islam Group and Qur'an Group
Contemporary Pagan Studies Group
Contemporary Pagan Studies Group and Religion and Sexuality Group
Critical Approaches to Hip-Hop and Religion Group
Critical Approaches to Hip-Hop and Religion Group and Tillich: Issues in Theology, Religion, and Culture
Critical Theory and Discourses on Religion Group
Critical Theory and Discourses on Religion Group and Religion and Sexuality Group
Cultural History of the Study of Religion and Secularism and Secularity Group
Cultural History of the Study of Religion Group
Daoist Studies Group
Death, Dying, and Beyond Group
Eastern Orthodox Studies Group
Eastern Orthodox Studies Group and Wesleyan Studies Group
Eastern Orthodox Studies Group, Martin Luther and Global Lutheran Traditions Group, Mormon Studies Group, and Roman Catholic Studies Group
Ecclesial Practices Group
Ecclesial Practices Group and Practical Theology Group
Ecclesiological Investigations Group
Ecclesiological Investigations Group and Vatican II Studies Group
Economics and Capitalism in the Study of Buddhism Seminar
Emerging Church, Millennials, and Religion Seminar
Employment Workshops
Ethics Section
Ethics Section and Women of Color Scholarship, Teaching, and Activism Group
Evangelical Studies Group
Exploratory Sessions
Feminist Theory and Religious Reflection Group
Feminist Theory and Religious Reflection Group and SBL Gender, Sexuality, and the Bible Group
Films
Folklore and Religion Seminar
Gay Men and Religion Group
Gay Men and Religion Group and Lesbian-Feminist Issues and Religion Group
Global Perspectives on Religion and HIV/AIDS Seminar
Global-Critical Philosophy of Religion Seminar
Graduate Student Committee
Hinduism Group
Hinduism Group and Yoga Theory and Practice Group
History of Christianity Section
History of Christianity Section and Religion in Europe Group
Holmes Welch and the Study of Buddhism in Twentieth-Century China Seminar
Human Enhancement and Transhumanism Group
Human Enhancement and Transhumanism Group and Religion and Disability Studies Group
Indigenous Religious Traditions Group
Indigenous Religious Traditions Group and Religion, Holocaust, and Genocide Group
Indigenous Religious Traditions Group, Religion, Colonialism, and Postcolonialism Group, and Religion and Sexuality Group and Religion, Film, and Visual Culture Group
International Development and Religion Group
International Development and Religion Group and Religions, Social Conflict, and Peace Group
Interreligious and Interfaith Studies Group
Interreligious and Interfaith Studies Group and Ritual 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
Kierkegaard, Religion, and Culture Group and Music and Religion Group
Kierkegaard, Religion, and Culture Group and Society of Christian Philosophers
Korean Religions Group
Latina/o Critical and Comparative Studies Group
Latina/o Critical and Comparative Studies Group and Latina/o Religion, Culture, and Society Group and Religion in Latin America and Caribbean Group
Latina/o Critical and Comparative Studies Group and Religion in Latin America and the Caribbean Group
Latina/o Religion, Culture, and Society Group
Latina/o Religion, Culture, and Society Group and La Comunidad of Hispanic Scholars of Religion
Latina/o Religion, Culture, and Society Group and Pentecostal-Charismatic Movements Group
Law, Religion, and Culture Group
Lesbian-Feminisms and Religion Group
Liberal Theologies Group
Liberation Theologies Group
Liberation Theologies Group and Religion, Holocaust, and Genocide Group
Martin Luther and Global Lutheran Traditions Group
Martin Luther and Global Lutheran Traditions Group and Schleiermacher Group
Material Islam Seminar
Men, Masculinities, and Religions Group
Middle Eastern Christianity Group
Middle Eastern Christianity Group and SBL Syriac Literature and Interpretations of Sacred Texts Group and IQSA Qur’an and the Biblical Tradition Group
Moral Injury and Recovery in Religion, Society, and Culture Group
Moral Injury and Recovery in Religion, Society, and Culture Group and Psychology, Culture, and Religion Group
Moral Injury and Recovery in Religion, Society, and Culture Group and Religions, Social Conflict, and Peace Group
Mormon Studies Group
Music and Religion Group
Mysticism Group
Mysticism Group, Science, Technology, and Religion Group, and Western Esotericism Group
Native Traditions in the Americas Group
Native Traditions in the Americas Group and Religion in the American West Group
New Materialism, Religion, and Planetary Thinking Seminar
New Perspectives on Religion in the Philippines Seminar
New Religious Movements Group
Nineteenth Century Theology Group
North American Hinduism Group
North American Religions Section
North American Religions Section and Afro-American Religious History Group
North American Religions Section and Women and Religion Section
Occupying Latino Male Bodies Seminar
Open and Relational Theologies Group
Pentecostal––Charismatic Movements Group
Philosophy of Religion Section
Philosophy of Religion Section and Comparative Religious Ethics Group
Philosophy of Religion Section and Science, Technology, and Religion Group
Philosophy of Religion Section and Yogācāra Studies Group
Platonism and Neoplatonism Group
Platonism and Neoplatonism Group and SBL Nag Hammadi and Gnosticism Group
Practical Theology Group
Pragmatism and Empiricism in American Religious Thought Group
Promoting Religious Literacy College-Wide Seminar
Psychology, Culture, and Religion Group
Public Understanding of Religion Committee and Status of Racial and Ethnic Minorities in the Profession Committee and Religion and Politics Section
Quaker Studies Group
Quaker Studies Group and Sociology of Religion Group
Queer Studies in Religion Group
Queer Studies in Religion Group and Sacred Texts, Theory, and Theological Construction Group
Qur'an Group
Reformed Theology and History Group
Religion and Cities Group
Religion and Disability Studies Group
Religion and Ecology Group
Religion and Economy Group
Religion and Food Group
Religion and Humanism Group
Religion and Migration Group
Religion and Migration Group and Religion in Europe Group
Religion and Politics Section
Religion and Politics Section and Confucian Traditions Group
Religion and Politics Section and Law, Religion, and Culture Group
Religion and Popular Culture Group
Religion and Popular Culture Group and Religion, Media, and Culture Group
Religion and Public Schools: International Perspectives Group
Religion and Public Schools: International Perspectives Group and Religion in Europe Group
Religion and Science Fiction Group
Religion and Science Fiction Group and Tantric Studies Group
Religion and Sexuality Group
Religion and the Social Sciences Section
Religion and the Social Sciences Section and Sociology of Religion Group
Religion and US Empire Seminar
Religion in Europe Group
Religion in Europe Group and Space, Place, and Religion Group
Religion in Latin America and the Caribbean Group
Religion in Premodern Europe and the Mediterranean Group
Religion in South Asia Section
Religion in South Asia Section and Religion and Ecology Group
Religion in South Asia Section and Religion, Affect, and Emotion Group
Religion in South Asia Section and Sikh Studies Group and Space, Place, and Religion Group and Society for Hindu-Christian Studies
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, Media, and Culture Group and Religion, Memory, History Group
Religion, Media, and Culture Group and Secularism and Secularity 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
Religious Conversions Group and SBL Pauline Studies Group
Ricoeur Group
Ricoeur Group and North American Paul Tillich Society
Ricoeur Group and SBL Contextual Biblical Interpretation Group
Ritual Studies Group
Ritual Studies Group and SBL Ritual in the Bible Group
Roman Catholic Studies Group
Roman Catholic Studies Group and Folklore and Religion Seminar
Sacred Texts and Ethics Group
Sacred Texts and Ethics Group and SBL Ethics and Biblical Interpretation Section
Sacred Texts, Theory, and Theological Construction Group
Schleiermacher Group
Science, Technology, and Religion Group
Scriptural Reasoning Group
Secularism and Secularity Group
Sikh Studies Group
Society for Ancient Mediterranean Religions, IQSA Qur'an and Late Antiquity Group, and SBL Student Advisory Board
Sociology of Religion Group
Space, Place, and Religion Group
Status of LGBTIQ Persons in the Profession Committee and Status of Persons with Disabilities in the Profession Committee
Status of Persons with Disabilities in the Profession Committee and Status of Racial and Ethnic Minorities in the Profession Committee
Status of Racial and Ethnic Minorities in the Profession Committee and Status of Women in the Profession Committee
Student Lounge Roundtable
Study of Islam Section
Study of Islam Section and Contemporary Islam Group and Islam, Gender, Women Group and Islamic Mysticism Group and Qur'an Group
Study of Islam Section and Islamic Mysticism Group
Study of Judaism Section
Study of Judaism Section and Teaching Religion Section
Tantric Studies Group
Tantric Studies Group and Tibetan and Himalayan Religions Group
Teaching Religion and Disability Studies Workshop
Teaching Religion Section
Teaching Religion Section and Chinese Religions Group
Teaching Religion Section and Moral Injury and Recovery in Religion, Society, and Culture Group
Teaching Religion Section and SBL Academic Teaching and Biblical Studies
Theology and Continental Philosophy Group
Theology and Religious Reflection Section
Theology and Religious Reflection Section and Queer Studies in Religion Group
Theology and Religious Reflection Section and Sacred Texts, Theory, and Theological Construction Group and Colloquium on Violence and Religion
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
Traditions of Eastern Late Antiquity Group and SBL Religious World of Late Antiquity Section and SBL Aramaic Studies Group
Traditions of Eastern Late Antiquity Group and SBL Religious Worlds of Late Antiquity Section
Transformative Scholarship and Pedagogy 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 and Religion Section and Comparative Approaches to Religion and Violence Group
Women and Religion Section and Comparative Religious Ethics Group
Women and Religion Section and Contemporary Islam Group
Women and Religion Section and Religion and Food Group
Women and Religion Section and Women's Caucus
Women in Religion Section and Moral Injury and Recovery in Religion, Society, and Culture Group and Practical Theology Group and Psychology, Culture, and Religion Group
Women in Religion Section and Religion, Media, and Culture Group
Women of Color Scholarship, Teaching, and Activism Group
World Christianity Group
Yoga in Theory and Practice Group
Yogācāra Studies Group