Announcing the 2011 Biennial Meeting of SAR

The 2011 Biennial Meeting of SAR will be held in Santa Fe, April 28-May 1, 2010.

Call for Proposals for the 2011 SAR Meeting

It is common to think of the practices referred to as religious as speaking about or to forces marked by their immateriality. Religion is the province of gods, spirits, and souls, whose existence is a matter of belief. Some religions even despise the material world as inferior or illusory–even as some philosophical traditions treat religions [...]

Call for Nominations for the 2011 Geertz Prize

The Society for the Anthropology of Religion, a section of the American Anthropological Association, announces the 2011 juried competition for the CLIFFORD GEERTZ PRIZE IN THE ANTHROPOLOGY OF RELIGION The Geertz Prize seeks to encourage excellence in the anthropology of religion by recognizing an outstanding recent book in the field. The prize is named in [...]