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From the Editor

  The Beginning of Spring and Enticing Annual Meeting Plans

AAR Membership

  Enrich Your Professional Life

Annual Meeting News

  2011 Annual Meeting News
    2011 Annual Meeting Satisfaction and Registration Survey
    The AAR Annual Meeting March in Support of Occupy Wall Street
    San Francisco Annual Meeting Photo Gallery
    Sustainability Success with NativeEnergy
    Employment Center 2011 Statistics Reveal Employment Trends in the Field
    Thank You to Outgoing Program Unit Chairs
    Media Attend 2011 Annual Meeting
    2011 Annual Business Meeting Minutes
  2012 Annual Meeting News
    Important 2012 Annual Meetings Dates
    Annual Meetings Fact Sheet
    Annual Meetings Employment Center 2012
    Where to Stay in Chicago
    Things to Do in Chicago:
    Eating — In Alphabetical Order
    Eating — Ordered By Restaurant Type
    Plenary Speakers in Chicago
    Workshop Information:
      Workshop on "The Study of Religion as an Analytic Discipline"
      Leadership Workshop on "More Time, Less Budget: The Role of the Department Chair in a New Economic Context"
      Religion and Media Workshop on "Feeling Political: Religion, Media, and the Politics of Emotion"
      Rethinking Islamic Studies Workshop on "Performance and Practice in Muslim Experience"
      Sustainability Workshop on "Global Perspectives on (In)equity and Ethics in Ecological Issues"
    Tour Information
    New Program Units
  Future Annual Meeting Sites and Dates


  In the Public Interest:
    Effectively Engaging in Public Dialogue: Scholars and the Public Representations of Islam in the United States
  Not for Women Only:
    Failure to Thrive: Graduate Advising in Tough Times
  From the Student Desk:
    LGBT Religion in America


  A Conversation with the President
  AAR Officer Election Results
  Academy Fund Contributors
  Out of Many: Religious Pluralism in America — A NEH Bridging Cultures at Community Colleges Program
  All About AAR/OUP Publications: Teaching Religious Studies Series
  AAR Seeks Religion, Culture, and History Series Book Editor
  The Book Corner
  AAR Awards and Grants
  Research Grant Awards 2011–2012
  Call for Officer Nominations
  Call for Committees of the Board and Working Group Nominations
  Committee, Task Force, and Jury Members
  Board of Directors
  Regionally Elected Coordinators
  Committees of the Board
  Audit Committee
  Executive Committee
  Finance Committee
  Nominations Committee
  Planning Committee
  Program Committee
  Working Groups
  Academic Relations
  Graduate Student
  International Connections
  Public Understanding of Religion
  Status of LGBTIQ Persons in the Profession
  Status of Racial and Ethnic Minorities in the Profession
  Status of Women in the Profession
  Teaching and Learning
  Theological Education
  Task Forces/Juries
  Awards for Excellence in the Study of Religion Book Awards Jury
  Graduate Student Awards Jury
  History of Religions Jury
  Religion and the Arts Award Jury
  Research Grants Jury
  Sustainability Task Force
  Outgoing Committee, Task Force, and Jury Members
  Regions Corner
  Eastern International Region
  Mid-Atlantic Region
  Midwest Region
  New England-Maritimes Region
  Pacific Northwest Region
  Rocky Mountain-Great Plains Region
  Southeast Region
  Southwest Region
  Upper Midwest Region
  Western Region
  In Memoriam: Hall Peebles, 1931–2012
  In Memoriam: Sarah Ruth Hammond, 1977–2011
  Frank Yamada, AAR Member, Becomes President of McCormick Theological Seminary
  Journal of Africana Religions Established
  IUPUI Center Receives $507,000 Lilly Endowment Grant for National Study on the Bible

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