ASR News

ASR News & Announcements – 2015 Elections and Awards

May 23, 2015

This year’s annual meeting will be held August 20-22, 2015, at an elegant hotel with a notorious history — the Renaissance Blackstone Chicago Hotel, located immediately north of the ASA’s Hilton Chicago and overlooking the Buckingham Fountain, Grant Park, and Lake Michigan.  The hotel features a tapas restaurant, stylish rooms, and a grand Crystal Ballroom.  […]


Visiting Instructor Position in Religious Studies at the University of South Florida

April 29, 2015

University of South Florida. The Department of Religious Studies invites applications for a 9-month Visiting Instructor I position beginning Fall 2015 with the possible extension for up to three years. We are seeking a candidate who is an outstanding teacher with a deep interest in pedagogy as well as theoretical and methodological issues in the […]


Call for Papers from journal Sociology of Religion for Advanced Graduate Students

February 13, 2015

The editors of Sociology of Religion: A Quarterly Review are now soliciting essays (25 page maximum or 7,000 words, all inclusive) built on dissertations in process. Focused on advanced graduate students, the essay should speak specifically to your scholarship, yet generally to sociologists interested in religion by presenting a central idea of relevance to our readership. In addition, the essay should […]


American Academy of Religion, Sociology of Religion Group’s Call for Papers

January 26, 2015

The Sociology of Religion Group (SOR) aims to bridge the gap between sociology of religion and religious studies. For the most part, these fields have been isolated from each other with scholars from each existing in separate departments, attending different meetings, and publishing in different journals. We believe that this cloistering has hindered the development […]


Asian Pacific Islander Catholic Survey Invitation

January 22, 2015

Dear friends and colleagues, I along with Drs. Tricia Bruce and Stephen Cherry are conducting a national survey of Asian Pacific Islander Catholics. May we ask for your help in disseminating this survey announcement to any and all individuals you may know for whom this applies? The survey team has constructed invitations in 13 Asian-specific […]