AAR Awards in Excellence

Announced at the 2021

Annual Meeting

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New Book in AAR-OUP Academy Series

In Drifting through Samsara, Masoumeh Rahmani provides a fieldwork-based study of Goenka's Vipassana meditation movement in New Zealand.

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Religious, Academic Freedom and the Texas Anti-Abortion Bill

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AAR members and non-members alike can view the discussion. 

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Member Spotlight

A new AAR feature

Read about the AAR members making waves in their departments, institutions, and communities—as well as the AAR at large!

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Luce-AAR Advancing Public Scholarship Grant Program

Apply before January 31, 2022!

The grants support scholars of religion who are working to engage publics in innovative ways.

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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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