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September 27, 2016

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Reformation Reverberations: Consequences & Challenges of Change at Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, California

September 15, 2016

Azusa Pacific University in Azusa, California will hold this cross-discipline conference October 12-14, 2017. The conference theme is “Reformation Reverberations:  Consequences & Challenges of Change.” The plenary speakers will be Mia M. Mochizuki, Associate Professor of the History of Art (New York University, Abu Dhabi and Institute of Fine Arts) and Brad S. Gregory, Dorothy […]


Survey Construction Opportunity for Graduate Students

September 11, 2016

To Graduate Students interested in studying campus ministry, A national study of Catholic Campus Ministry has been sponsored by the US Conference of Catholic Bishops.  Brian Starks is the PI for the study.  The full research team will meet at the University of Notre Dame in October to design survey instruments, with plans to conduct […]


The Global Religion Research Initiative of Notre Dame’s Center for the Study of Religion and Society

August 25, 2016

The Center for the Study of Religion and Society in the Department of Sociology at the University of Notre Dame is pleased to announce the launch of the Global Religion Research Initiative (GRRI), directed by Christian Smith and funded by the Templeton Religion Trust of Nassau, Bahamas.  The GRRI will fund over 150 research proposals by distributing $3.1 million to […]


The Louisville Institute Announces its Grant Programs, includings its Dissertation Fellowships and Project Grants for Researchers

The Louisville Institute offers four grant programs supporting religious and theological scholarship among pastors, academics, and researchers for the broader church. The Project Grant for Researchers (PGR) program awards grants up to $25,000 to support a diverse range of projects that may involve independent study, consultations, or collaborative research between pastors and academics. Application Deadline: October 1


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

May 12, 2016

The Department of Religious Studies at the University of South Florida seeks an outstanding university instructor to fill a 9-month Visiting Instructor position beginning Fall 2016 with the possible extension for a second and/or third year.  Candidates must have: a Ph.D. in Religious Studies or a discipline that contributes to the interdisciplinary field of Religious […]


ASR News & Announcements

March 24, 2016

In many ways, the Association for the Sociology of Religion is poised to embark on a very bright future.  The planning for our 2016 meeting in Seattle — “Exploring Diversity: Varieties of Religion and Nonreligion” — is well underway, the Council just voted in support of retaining Oxford University Press as the publisher of our […]


ASR News & Announcements

September 12, 2015

By all measures, our 77th annual meeting in Chicago this year was a great success.  Highlights of this year’s meeting included Melissa Wilde’s Presidential Address, “Complex Religion: Interrogating Assumptions of Independence in the Study of Religion,” Mike Hout’s Furfey Lecture “St. Peter’s Leaky Boat: Falling Intergenerational Persistence of U.S.-Born Catholics Since 1972” (In honor of […]


Position Announcement: Executive Officer of the Association for the Sociology of Religion

August 7, 2015

The Association for the Sociology of Religion (ASR) is seeking an Executive Officer to serve a four-year term beginning August, 2016. The person we seek should be familiar with and committed to the work of the Association and should be able to organize and maintain an efficient office in support of its mission. The Executive Officer’s major […]


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.  […]