Webinars and Podcasts

The AAR regularly produces and sponsors webinars and podcasts on topics related to the teaching and study of religion. The Public Scholars Project, a joint initiative of the AAR and the Religious Freedom Center of the Freedom Forum, hosts free webinars on public scholarship throughout the year and archives past recordings for public viewing. The AAR also publishes recordings of select Annual Meeting sessions and interviews with book award winners. Playlists can be found below or through popular podcast apps by searching for "American Academy of Religion."

AAR Webinar Recordings


Webinar | Retooling Grad Ed

Available for Replay


Webinar | AI’s Impact on Teaching and Research

Available for Replay


Webinar | The State of Roman Catholic SLACs

Available for Replay

AAR Podcast Playlists

2019 Annual Meeting

The playlist below features select session recordings from the 2019 AAR Annual Meeting in San Diego, California.

Book Award Interviews

The playlist below features interviews with winners of AAR Book Awards.