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These are some of the events NEMAAR has cosponsored since the inception of this approach. We have also cosponsored the 2010–2012 regional meetings with the Mid-Atlantic Region (MAR-AAR) and Mid-Atlantic SBL. We welcome proposals for events from regional members.

  • Ways of Knowing: A Graduate Conference on Religion, Harvard Divinity School, October 26-27, 2012

  • Envisioning Alternative Academic Careers Workshop, Boston University, October 7-8, 2012

  • Muslim Women and the Challenge of Authority: Lecture Series Spring 2012 and Conference, Boston University, March 31, 2012

  • Authenticity, Origins, and Authority in the Practice and Study of Religion, Brown University, March 16–17, 2012

  • What Would It Take to Move the Map?: Abrahamic Religions on the Silk Road, Episcopal Divinity School, March 3, 2012

  • Theological Times: A Gathering for Doctoral Students of Theology, Boston, MA, February 18–19, 2011

  • The Changing Contours of World Mission and Christianity (a centennial acknowledgment of the 1910 Edinburgh Missionary Conference), November 4–7, 2010, Boston Theological Institute

  • The Architecture of Minds and Cultures: Prospects and Problems of Cognitive Approaches in the Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences, March 26–27, 2010, Brown University (graduate conference)

  • Entering the Waters of Bethesda: Health Care, Body, and Spirituality, March 25, 2010, Pacific, Asia, and North Asian American Women in Theology and Ministry (PANAAWTM)

  • Strange Bedfellows: Religion and Anarchism, November 21, 2009, Charter Oak Cultural Center

  • Northeast Ethics Colloquium, Brown University, April 3, 2009, Joshua Vaillancourt

  • What the Gods Demand: Sacrifice in Mediterranean Antiquity, Boston University, November 19–21, 2008, Jennifer Knust and Zsuzsanna Varhelyi

  • Jerusalem of the Jews, Christians, and Muslims — An Evening of Common Roots, Greenberg Center for Judaic Studies of the University of Hartford

  • The Wormy Corpus: Worms, Parasites, and the Body in Religion, Medicine, and History, Boston University, April 19–20, 2008

  • Graven Images: Religion in Comic Books and Graphic Novels, Luce Program in Scripture and Literary Arts at Boston University, April 12–13, 2008. This conference resulted in a book publication, Graven Images: Religion in Comic Books and Graphic Novels (Continuum International Publishing, 2010)

  • Middle Passage: Conversations on Black Religion in the American Diaspora, Yale University, April 3–5, 2008

  • Imitate the Mystery You Celebrate…”: An Academic Symposium on the Relationship of Lex Orandi and Lex Agendi — Liturgy and Ethics, Jesuit Institute at Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA, March 23–25, 2007

  • Overcoming the Legacy of Slavery in the Lives of Girls and Women: Public Conference at Brandeis University, Waltham, MA, October 15–16, 2006

  • Christ in Contemporary Cultures: A Cultural Studies Conference at Gordon College, Wenham, MA, September 28–30, 2006

  • Transformational Learning: A Workshop on Service-Learning Pedagogy for the New England/Maritimes Region of the AAR, Stonehill College, MA, September 22, 2006, Joseph A. Favazza and F. Michael McLain

  • Jewish-Catholic Dialogue: Conference at Saint Francis Xavier University, Antigonish, Nova Scotia, September 14–15, 2006

  • Hagar, Sarah, and Their Children: Jewish, Christian, and Muslim Perspectives — a dinner/lecture on the new book by Letty Russell and Phyllis Trible, Charter Oak Cultural Center, Hartford, CT, April 17, 2006


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