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American Academy of Religion Eastern International Region 2016 Annual Meeting May 6-7, 2016

globalizing humanitiesAmerican Academy of Religion Eastern International Region 2016 Annual Meeting will be held at the University of Pittsburgh May 6-7, 2016. The event is hosted by the University of Pittsburgh Kenneth P. Detrich School of Arts and Sciences Department of Religious Studies. This year’s theme is Globalizing the Human(ities). For more information, go to www.eiraar.net.  To download the event flyer as a pdf click here.

The Eastern International Region (EIR) of the American Academy of Religion (AAR) meets annually in April or May. The meetings are hosted by one of the region’s participating institutions in Ontario, Quebec, New York, or western Pennsylvania.

The keynote speaker of this years meeting will be American scholar and author, Mark Juergensmeyer who recently published Chatting with Myanmar’s Buddhist “terrorist.”