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2020 Virtual Annual Meeting

Want to make the most out of your experience at this year's Virtual Annual Meeting? Check out our attendee FAQ page. If you're presenting, we also have a special presenter FAQ just for you.

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New Book in an AAR-OUP Series

By Mark Porter

In Ecologies of Resonance in Christian Musicking, Porter introduces a new theoretical lens for the study of devotional music with a focus on resonance and sound.

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International Dissertation Grants

Apply by December 15

The grant program supports student members whose dissertation research requires them to travel outside of the country in which their school or university is located. 

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2020 Virtual Annual Meeting

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More than 400 sessions will be happening virtually, with almost 2,000 of your colleagues presenting on their research! See the sessions at the online program book.




Yohan Yoo and Song-Chong Lee

Member Note: Books and Major Publications


Claudio Carvalhaes

Member Note: Books and Major Publications


Luce Foundation Announces Grants of Up to $750k

Deadline: February 15, 2021


Oludamini Ogunnaike

Member Note: Books and Major Publications

About the American Academy of Religion

The AAR is the largest scholarly society dedicated to the academic study of religion, with more than 8,000 members around the world. The AAR's mission is to foster excellence in the academic study of religion and enhance the public understanding of religion.

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