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Young Scholars in American Religion Program – Call for Applications

September 22, 2015

The Center for the Study of Religion and American Culture at IUPUI announces a program for early career scholars in American Religion. Beginning in 2016, a series of seminars devoted to the enhancement of teaching and research for younger scholars in American Religion will be offered in Indianapolis. The aims of all sessions of the […]


Job Announcement – Postdoctoral Fellowship for Quantitative Analysis at Purdue University

September 18, 2015

The Center on Religion and Chinese Society (CRCS) at Purdue is seeking a Postdoctoral Fellow for Quantitative Analysis to start in January 2016. The Postdoctoral Fellow’s primary responsibility will be quantitative analysis of survey data, writing reports, and preparing manuscripts. The position requires proficiency in statistical analysis software packages such as STATA and SPSS; ability to […]


Search Announcement: Holstein Chair in Religious Studies at the University of California, Riverside

The Department of Religious Studies at the University of California, Riverside, invites applications for a full-time, tenured position beginning July 1, 2016, at the rank of Associate or Full Professor to fill the Holstein Chair in Religious Studies. The Holstein Chair is the hallmark of Religious Studies at UCR, the most diverse campus in the […]


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 […]


ASR News & Announcements

November 20, 2014

With the San Francisco meeting now behind us, we are looking ahead to our 2015 meeting in Chicago.  The theme for the 2015 meeting is “Understanding Religious Change.”  Melissa Wilde is the 2015 President, and Grace Yukich is the 2015 Program Chair.  The details of the meeting and the Call for Papers can be viewed […]


Conference Invitation: “The Holy in a Pluralistic World: Rudolf Otto’s Legacy in the 21st Century,” November 5-6, 2014

June 6, 2014

CONFERENCE INVITATION | “The Holy in a Pluralistic World: Rudolf Otto’s Legacy in the 21st Century” | UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN | 5-6 November 2014 Rudolf Otto, author of the classic “The Idea of the Holy” (org. 1917; Eng. trans., 1923), is best known today for his analysis of numinous experience — he coined the word […]


New 2012 Wave of PALS Data Now Available

May 30, 2014

The PALS research team in conjunction with ARDA is pleased to announce that the new 2012 wave of PALS data is available for downloading.  This wave followed up over 1300 PALS respondents from 2006, making the study of religious (and other) change possible.  Both in STATA and SPSS, the 2006, 2012, and 2006-2012 files public […]