January 2013

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The Program Administration Proposal, Review, Evaluation, and Submission System (PAPERS) submission system has now closed.

Groups are established to encourage the exploration of an emergent area of study or methodology, to cultivate the relation between the study of religion and a cognate discipline, or to pursue a long-range and broad research project. More focused than Sections and less restricted in participation than Seminars, Groups are expected to experiment with the format of sessions at the Annual Meeting. Groups are approved for five-year terms. Renewals are contingent on making the case that the Group’s work needs to continue. Some Groups may complete their work in five years; others may continue indefinitely. Groups meet for one, two, or three two-and-one-half-hour sessions, as determined by the Program Committee for each term.

For a PDF of the Call for Papers in its entirety, click here. Please keep in mind that the full Call for Papers is over eighty pages long. In an effort to promote sustainability and reduce paper waste, you are highly encouraged to print only the Calls you are most interested in by accessing the individual Calls above and printing from those webpages.


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