Final Schedule We’ve finished the final schedule for our Biennial Meeting next week in Pasadena, April 11-14 (click on the link to download the schedule as a pdf file). You should find your panel and paper listed. Abstracts for papers are available here (click on the link to download all of the abstracts as a pdf). We’re looking forward [...]
Preliminary Schedule Here is the Preliminary Schedule for our Biennial Meeting in Pasadena, April 11-14 (click on the link to download the schedule as a docx file). You should find your panel listed here and be able to make travel arrangements with this in mind. Discounted Hotel Reservations Please remember that the special discount rate we negotiated [...]
2012 First Prize SAR has awarded the 2012 Clifford Geertz Prize in the Anthropology of Religion to Cosmologies of Credit: Transnational Mobility and the Politics of Destination in China by Julie Chu (Duke University Press, 2010). In her monograph Chu, an Assistant Professor of Anthropology at the University of Chicago, crafts a masterful depiction of the [...]
The Society for the Anthropology of Religion would like to announce our annual juried competition for the Clifford Geertz Prize in the Anthropology of Religion. Any single-authored or co-authored book focusing on the anthropology of religion, broadly defined, is eligible for the Prize. The Geertz Prize seeks to encourage excellence in the anthropology of religion [...]
Society for the Anthropology of Religion Biennial Conference April 12-14, 2013 Religious Syncretisms and Synergies To be held at the Pasadena Hilton, Pasadena, California Deadline for paper submission: January 15, 2013 February 1, 2013 Send papers and panel proposals as PDF or Word Documents (including author or organizer email address) to SAR Program Chair Joel [...]
SAR would like to announce our annual juried competition for the Clifford Geertz Prize in the Anthropology of Religion. This year’s Prize coordinator is Lauren Leve. To submit a book for consideration, please send six (6) copies to the Prize committee by March 31, 2012. For full details, see the Geertz Prize page.
SAR calls for proposals for sessions for the annual meeting of the American Anthropological Association in San Francisco, California, from November 14-18, 2012.
AAA has recently installed the web site maintenance software WordPress on its main server, aaanet.org, and SAR has converted its web site to use WordPress. You can still find all the same information here, and the latest updates on SAR activities, but in a slightly reorganized form. Also, news about SAR activities will be highlighted [...]
SAR member and former executive committee member Joel Robbins, professor of anthropology at University of California, San Diego, has received the J. I. Staley Prize from the School of Advanced Research. The prize was awarded for Robbins’s first book, Becoming Sinners: Christianity and Moral Torment in a Papua New Guinea Society (California, 2004), an ethnography [...]
The 2011 Biennial Meeting of SAR will be held in Santa Fe, April 28-May 1, 2010.