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From the Editor

The Beginning of Summer

AAR Membership

Enrich Your Professional Life

Annual Meeting News

2011 Annual Meeting News
Where to Stay in San Francisco
Things to Do in San Francisco
Eating — In Alphabetical Order
Eating — Listed by Restaurant Type
Important 2011 Annual Meeting Dates
Plenary Speakers in San Francisco
Special Invited Guests
Workshop Information
Religion and Media Workshop on "What's Next for Texts: Scripting Religion in a Networked World"
Rethinking Islamic Studies Workshop on "Gender, Sexuality, and Bodies in the Text"
Status of Women, Racial and Ethnic Minorities, and LGBTIQ Persons in the Profession Workshop on "Overcoming Barriers to Underrepresented Scholarship: A Strategy and Action Workshop"
Sustainability Workshop on "Teaching About Religion and Sustainability: The Animal Question"
Theatre as Pedagogy Workshop
Tour Information
Help to Green Our Annual Meeting
Program Planner, Program Book, and Badges
Future Annual Meeting Sites and Dates


Research Briefing and Regional Development Grants
Immigration Reform: Linking the Academy to Activism
From the Student Desk:
Religion Is to Theology as Oil Is to Water?


Focus on Scholarship and Activism in, with, and for LGBTIQ Communities
My Brilliant Career as a Subaltern Activist
Thinking Concretely: Time, Resources, Politics
On Being a Scholar-Activist


In Memoriam: Alejandro García-Rivera
New AAR Board of Directors Structure
New AAR Staff Members
Update on Regions Governance
Regional Development Grants
Research Grant Awards 2010–2011
Teaching across Religious Difference
All About AAR/OUP Publications: Religion, Culture, and History Series
2011 Templeton Prize Winner
American Academy of Arts and Sciences Inducts Four AAR Members into Its 231st Class of Members
Lenoir-Rhyne University and Southern Seminary Joining Forces
Meadville Lombard Theological School and Andover Newton Theological School End Plans for Merged Multifaith Theological University
Society of Biblical Literature Awarded a $300,000 NEH Grant for Interactive Website
Henry Luce Foundation Awards $350,000 Grant to Episcopal Divinity School
Association of Theological Schools and Luce Foundation Name Six Faculty Members as 2011–2012 Henry Luce III Fellows in Theology
2010–2011 Lilly Theological Research Grant Recipients
Christianity Today Book Awards
Religion Newswriters Identify Year's Top Ten Religion Stories

Spotlight on Teaching

Teaching Religion and Ecology: Background and Overview
Religion and Ecology from a Postcolonial Perspective
Channeling Realities: Religion, Ecology, and Technology in the Classroom
Divinity and Forestry: Graduate Religious Education for Environmental Problems
Performative Pedagogies: Religion and Ecology, Wilderness Spirituality
The Project Component Does Work in Environmental Ethics
Environmental and Economic Injustice
Teaching Religion and Ecology: Suggested Resources

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