2020 Annual Meeting

Your AAR staff continues to work toward holding the Annual Meeting in Boston, Nov. 21-24, 2020. We are aware of the uncertainty and contradictory projections related to the COVID-19 pandemic and with health and safety as a priority, we will continue monitoring the guidance of governments and health experts as we plan and make decisions. Should any changes need to be made related to the 2020 Annual Meeting, we will promptly notify you.

2020 Regional Meetings

Open Registration:

All remaining regional meetings for 2020 have been canceled


Please see sections below for specific advertising policies and information. In general, members may opt-out of mailing lists, e-bulletins, and other targeted e-mail campaigns.


  • Journal of the American Academy of Religion (JAAR): A premier scholarly journal published quarterly and mailed to all AAR members. JAAR Media kit
  • Religious Studies News (RSN): The publication of record for the AAR membership. Rate sheet | Contract | RSN website
  • AAR Website: Advertising opportunities on the AAR website. Rate sheet | Contract
  • e-Bulletin: Periodic e-mail, usually sent once or twice monthly to all AAR members, of upcoming events, deadlines, and announcements. E-mail for e-bulletin advertising opportunities and rates.
  • Employment Listings: AAR’s online job announcement service to members, and the most comprehensive public record of academic job listings in religion. Employer ad services
  • In the Field: Free announcements of upcoming conferences, events, and call for papers of interest to the AAR membership. Submit an announcement

Other Advertising Opportunities

Labels/Membership List Rentals: Postal mailing rental of the AAR membership directory.

Employment Center: The employment center operates each year at the Annual Meeting as a place for employers and search committees to meet and interview job candidates. Interviews are conducted in the employment center hall or in private interview space.

Annual Meeting Exhibitor and Advertiser Information: Information and forms for exhibiting, sponsoring, and advertising at the AAR Annual Meeting. One of the best ways to interact with the AAR membership!